My fellow basil enthusiasts, prepare to be amazed! Get ready to witness the growth of potted basil that will surpass your wildest expectations. In this article, we unveil the secret to cultivating basil plants that tower over even the tallest among us, reaching an astonishing height of 6 feet 5 inches. And the best part? It’s not as difficult as you might think.
Are you ready to embark on this basil-growing adventure? We have teamed up with a basil-growing mastermind, who prefers to remain anonymous due to the intense scrutiny of the basil paparazzi. Together, we have unlocked the secrets of his mystical basil-growing process, and now we are thrilled to share it with you, our esteemed readers. Brace yourselves for an incredible journey into the realm of towering basil plants.
These 6ft monster basil plants started in that tiny pot. Here’s how we grew them
Ultimately, we were shocked to learn how easy it is to do. Everything he taught us makes perfect sense for growing insanely huge basil that will leave you gobsmacked, not to mention with enough pesto to feed an army.
Our Basil Guru attributes his ability to grow massive basil plants to a few simple factors –
Healthy soil with the right nutrients
An extensive root system
Constant access to water
Direct sunlight and high heat
The correct pruning method
Now I know what you’re thinking, “But, that’s what you need to grow anything, whether it’s in a container or not.”
You’re right, but in this case, he got very specific about each of these, and while no one factor is more important than the other, each is imperative in his overall process for growing basil that results in massive bushes.
That’s right; I said bushes.