How to clone your basil (it's super easy). Basil mania at home!
I turned one plant into 20 in just a few couple of weeks. With this super simple method to clone your basil you can have homemade pesto for dinner every day if you like!
All you need is:
- One plant of basil, like a regular cheap one from the supermarket.
- A sharp knife.
- Soil and some pots or hydroponic vessels if you like.
Step 1: Cutting
Take your plant, the sharp knife and a glass of water. Pick a spot (or several) where the stem splits, this is the growth zones. Remove (eat) the pair of leaves just above the spot to give some extra power to the plant and to get a longer stem without leaves. Cut the stem just above the spot and put the cutting directly in a glass of water.
Step 2: Planting
Put the glass in a place with light (sun or LED) and wait for a couple of days. Then you will see some fresh roots (this can also be a nice decoration). Wait for about 2 weeks. Prepare a pot with soil. Take the plant and put it carefully in the soil. Put some soil on top of the roots and water it. You can also move it to a hydroponic vessel without soil.
Make sure that the plant never get dry. Wait and see the baby basil plant become a huge bush. The bigger pot the bigger plant. You will have more basil than you can eat!
All the basil above is cloned from just one plant
Good luck and please ask if you have any questions!
Best, Moa <3
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