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Basil pruning tutorial Look back at the picture of the cute little plant. See how it has two leaves? That is important. On a basil plant the leaves grow in twos opposite each other. As the little plant sends up the stalk it will grow two more leaves. Basil 3 You need to go to those two leaves and prune about one inch or so above them.
Small Plant Grown From Lemon Seeds. 1. Soak lemons seeds overnight 2. Gently remove outer layer of seeds 3. Put back into water as you prepare soil. 4. Plant lemon seeds in a circle pattern. 5. Place small pebbles on top of seeds 6. Water occasionally and watch it grow. thehomesteadsurvi...
PRUNE YOUR BASIL PLANTS: When you cut the stock the two nodes at the leaves grow branches. On those branches will be two more leaves. Cut there and you will grow four more and so on till you have a bush big enough to make a gallon of pesto. Happy thought. :o) Here is what my little plants looked like after about three or four pruning.