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We wouldn't translant so lateWe wouldn't translant so late in the game. You can start harvesting the leaves now (any time after the plants are over 6 inches tall), pinching them from the stems. Basil is an annual so you'll start over in the spring. They take 60 to 90 days to mature. Prune the top leaves to keep it nice and bushy and compact. Also, pinch off any flowers that you see so they don't go to seed.

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