Pinch back new growth to make the plant bushier.
Basil is a member of the mint family, so it likes good drainage and moist soil.
Given moist soil, full sun, and a regular dose of diluted fertilizer (like compost tea) you can trim your basil plants with scissors or pinch back with your fingernails.
Always trim back to a leaf node - don't leave bare stems.
Trim the topof Basil. The plant will grow in segments. As it grows it will form seed pods that will flower. If you want to use the basil throughout the growing season then trim the top portions of each segment. Make sure there are new leaves below these will start new growth that will keep continuous cuttings throughout the summer. Some gardeners let the plant go to seed and then harvest the whole basil plant at once. The cutting of the tops of the basil will encourage your plant to grow into a bushier more abundant plant.
from the basil plant, dah!
Basil is its own plant.
basil. y'know, the plant.
It comes from the basil plant!
Basil is commonly harvested for its leaves.
Yes, basil is a vascular plant
Yes, Basil does make seeds being an angiospermic plant.
Sweet Basil is called a runner, because the steam is low to the ground and it is short. There for called a runner plant.
The Yoruba name for basil plant is Efinrin and you can identify it in the market by its minty scent.It may interest you to know that Basil plant belongs to the family of Occimim plants. The botanical name is Occimum basilicum.I hope this helps.
no they are attracted to the bugs that are attracted to the long lasting flowers of a basil plant
It actually means tulasi. Holy basil is very great plant in india.
A sharp serrated garden knife would be useful to trim a yucca plant.
Lamiaceae, the mint family
They are attracted to basil and will eat the leaves. I have a small basil plant that I keep in a 4" pot and it often has quite a few earwigs crawling over it.
Basil and cilantro are ideal to plant together because they both love full sun and plenty of moisture. If you're planting them together in a pot and planning to make pesto with your basil, though, you may want to grow the basil by itself since you'll need a lot of it.
pick the leaves off the plant by hands. leave enough for the plant to grow well.