If you are worried about having no experience with growing basil, we’ve got your back. Here are 7 tips for growing basil you can tap from.
After about 5 – 10 days, the seedlings should appear. When the seedlings start sprouting a few leaves (3 – 4 leaves), thin them by about 12 inches or more.
Growing Basil From Seeds
You need soil at neutral or slightly acidic pH (6 – 7.5). The soil should be well-drained, basils like wet soil but not too wet or soaked.
Best Soil for Basil
For indoor planting, the first thing you need is a pot. Almost anything that can hold soil and soil water can serve as your pot.
Growing Basil Indoors
You should wait until it is at least 6 – 8 inches tall. The best time to harvest your basil plant is very early in the morning.
The First Harvest