Questions tagged: basil

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Vicki
Answer: The beastie chomping at your mint and basil is most likely a caterpillar.It can be easily controlled with the use of Yates Success Naturalyte. Onc...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:14PM, 27 Jan 2010
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Gill
Answer: Hi Gill, Basil likes a warm sunny position preferably without a saucer underneath the pot. They are prone to leaf spot so water early in the morni...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: basil
Answered: 11:03AM, 24 Oct 2011
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Yvon
Answer: Hi Yvon, Basil can be planted with the spinach and silverbeet. The three plants all require similar amounts of water and will respond to regular ap...
Answered: 04:20PM, 24 Sep 2012
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Frank
Answer: Hello Frank, Those ‘spots’ you are seeing mostly along the stems of your basil plant are a type of scale insect. Unfortunately we don&#...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: scale, basil
Answered: 07:53PM, 23 Jan 2016
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Daniel
Answer: Hi Daniel, Thank you for contacting Yates. The browning on the ends of the leaves and curl can indicate a fertiliser burn. The application of full ...
Answered: 10:00AM, 17 Mar 2018
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Cassie
Answer: Hi Cassie, Thank you for contacting Yates. Basil tend not to appreciate humid and wet conditions. When these conditions are present, downy mildew r...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 03:38PM, 04 Apr 2018
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Mary
Answer: Hi Mary, Thank you for contacting Yates. Holes in leaves are usually caused by caterpillars. To help control them, we recommend spraying with Yates...
Category: Pests
Answered: 12:27PM, 14 Oct 2018
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Nicholas
Answer: Hi Nicholas, Thank you for contacting Yates. It’s a good idea to plant new seedlings in a morning sun only location till it’s establish...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: watering, basil
Answered: 09:11AM, 13 Dec 2018
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Eddy
Answer: Hi Eddy, Thank you for contacting Yates. Look like the plant is infected by fungal disease. The product you need to apply is Yates Leaf Curl Copp...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 01:08PM, 11 Apr 2019