Basil Plants
Q.

Propagate Thai Basil From Store Bought Cuttings

Zone 8b | CAVENDISH added on September 5, 2012 | Answered

After buying Thai basil from store, I picked all the leaves to use and put the cuttings in water. The cuttings were rotten after a few days. Is it possible to grow Thai basil from store-bought cuttings? Are there any tricks that I need to know? Please help. Thanks.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 6, 2012

It shouldn't make any difference if the herb is store bought or from the garden. If you would like to try again, perhaps the tips in this article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/propagating-basil.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Basil Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More