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Posted 1M ago by @DryDesertRocks

My Basil lives on our front porch and gets 4-6 hours of s...

My Basil lives on our front porch and gets 4-6 hours of sun a day at least. But it seems like he’s not having the best go.

Any thoughts as to what might be going on?
8” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 month ago
I'm by no means a plant expert, but maybe it needs more water? The leaves look like they're buckling and drying out, which is what makes me think Luigi's dehydrated.

I also have a basil, and people in this forum have suggested I water mine from the bottom or let it soak in a dish of water when it's outside/getting direst sunlight. Of course, the soaking in a shallow dish of water only works if the pot is porous or has drainage holes in the bottom.

Either way, try giving more watering a shot. Intense sunlight can often dry plants out faster than you'd think.
@Skeebledeeble thanks! That was my instinct but Greg was like… no don’t!