Green Leaf

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