Excess of Water A lways wet soil can easily trigger your basil to get yellow leaves. However, the yellow leaves are just a signal of an underlying more severe problem caused by excess watering: root rot.
Basil, also called great basil or Saint-Joseph's-wort, is a culinary herb of the family Lamiaceae. Basil is native to tropical regions from central Africa to Southeast Asia. It is a tender plant, and is used in cuisines worldwide. Depending on the species and cultivar, the leaves may taste some…
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Is parsley still good when its yellow?
Yellow Parsley: Can You Still Eat It? Yes, it's safe to eat but both its taste and nutrients have been greatly reduced.
Why is my parsley turning yellow?
The most common reason for parsley turning yellow is because the soil is too damp as a result of of boggy ground, over watering or the parsley is planted in a pot without drainage holes in the base. Parsley prefers moist soil with plenty of organic matter that allows for good drainage.
How do you revive dying parsley?
If soil doesn't drain freely, wait until the cool of evening and dig the plant up. Incorporate some sand or other gritty matter to increase percolation. Replant the parsley and water it in. It may seem wilted for a few days due to shock but should eventually recover.