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For basil to growFor basil to grow successfully, it is important to: 1. Use high-quality compost. 2. Not plant too deeply. Just lightly cover with potting soil and pre-moisten the compost. 3. Avoid crowding them. One plant per pot is fine. Split them up and give each plant their own individual container. They like to be on their own. Hope these tips help.

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