Why the basal leaves turn yellow even though they are all young plants? Thank...

Asked October 8, 2013, 9:38 PM EDT

Why the basal leaves turn yellow even though they are all young plants? Thank you.

Outside United States herbs basil

1 Response

It would help if you could send a photo, or tell me whether all the leaves are yellow, or primarily the bottom leaves. The most common reason that the basil leaves turn yellow is that the plant is over-watered. The soil should dry slightly between waterings.