care/basil indoors

Asked September 19, 2016, 3:04 AM EDT

Hi, please advise as to watering my basil growing in room conditions, ie recommended frequency and quantity, as well as any other tips. Thanks. Oz

Outside United States herbs growing herbs indoors basil horticulture

1 Response

Basil needs bright indirect light and not much water. Most folks have a tendency to overwater which kills. Just pay attention and when the basil starts to droop slightly, add some water. It is probably healthiest to let soil dry out and use the plant's appearance to gauge water needs.