I have a container heb pot on my deck. The chives, orgegano and cilantro is all doing well but the basil seem to be wilting and leaves are dying off.

We did get a lot of rain does it need to be in drier soil?

Thanks, Diane

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Hi Diane I have been growing basil for about a year now.  I started buying plants in the produce dept. @ the grocery store.  I would put them on my window cill until they get a little leggy, then I would pinch them back & put the pieces in water until they grow roots then I plant them in a small pot.  This year I planto buy another plant & ut it outside.  God luck!!!
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I have been told to plant in a deep container as the basil roots like to go DEEP!

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