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Old December 15, 2014   #53
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Originally Posted by drew51 View Post
Thanks for the tip about Downy Mildew. When I grow some out this spring I will soak seeds in hydrogen peroxide solution and then water with actinovate. IMHO seeds or plants will carry the vector in the temperate zones.
I find basil objects to weather. It prefers a sheltered spot and to keep the foliage dry. I grow mine in my greenhouse in soiless mix in large hanging baskets as I find it does poorly in real soil in the garden due to it's susceptibility to fungus problems. grows well there.

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