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My basil is turning yellow

Zone Central Florida, zone 9 | Duckman829 added on April 15, 2015 | Answered

My basil is turning yellow. It's planted in a large container with Miracle Grow soil. Can you tell me what might be the problem?

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shelley
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Answered on April 15, 2015

One of the most common causes of yellowing leaves is over-watering. I would review the following article which will give you specific guidelines on how to water your basil:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/basil-watering-tips.htm

If watering is not the issue, then this article will help you identify other possible causes:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/basil-diseases.htm

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