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Offline BrickStoneOven

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Wilted basil?
« on: May 06, 2011, 09:37:52 AM »
When I went to put the tray of plants outside I noticed that the basil looked and felt kind of wilted. At first I though I under watered them but the coconut husk is still slightly moist. Then I thought they were over watered but I haven't water them since wednesday. So... I'm kind of stumped. Anyone know what's going on. They are either under the grow lights if its bad outside for 16hours or they are outside like today where its nice and sunny for hardening off.


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Re: Wilted basil?
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2011, 12:30:34 PM »
My purple basil wilts when they need water.
Don

When I went to put the tray of plants outside I noticed that the basil looked and felt kind of wilted. At first I though I under watered them but the coconut husk is still slightly moist. Then I thought they were over watered but I haven't water them since wednesday. So... I'm kind of stumped. Anyone know what's going on. They are either under the grow lights if its bad outside for 16hours or they are outside like today where its nice and sunny for hardening off.

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Re: Wilted basil?
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2011, 02:33:30 PM »
My purple basil wilts when they need water.
Don

my standard basil does the same.
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Re: Wilted basil?
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2011, 08:34:10 AM »
Hi Gang
I have also had Basil and some other plants wilt from too much sun, especially if started indoors and then taken outside. They have needed to be eased into the new environment. Living in central Wisconsin can make any plants a bit crazy.

John in Merrill, WI :pizza: