Whether basil plant is at home as natural deterrent to flies or to grow the plant for use in your recipes, do not give up a basil plant dying, try to take care to revive the plant normally.
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- Report the plant to make sure it is well drained ground. Replace the plant in a mixture of good potting soil. Choose a pot with drainage holes to ensure that water does not accumulate and expose the roots to too much water.
- Sterilize the scissor blades with propyl alcohol and removes dead or damaged leaves of the plant. Removal of dead parts encourages energy to go to the undamaged parts of the basil plant.
- Water the soil around the plant to the top 1 inch of the soil is moist, but not saturated. Remove excess water from the surface of the earth as needed. Let the earth dry before watering again, but keep close to other plants to increase humidity, or leave the plant with water between watering.
- Place the basil plant in a south receive six to eight hours of direct sunlight a day window. Rotate the plant every day to ensure that all parts of the plant receive enough direct sunlight.
- Apply high nitrogen fertilizer in potting soil every four to six weeks.