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Can basil and strawberries be planted together?
Last Updated: 12th June, 2020
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Similarly, can I plant basil with strawberries?
Strawberries do well with other plant companions such as lettuce, which starts dying back in the heat of summer, when strawberries start producing. Basil and other warm-season herbs are good companions too, but be sure you choose plants with similar water needs.
One may also ask, what should not be planted with strawberries? Cabbage Family (Brassica oleracea) Avoid planting strawberries near members of Brassica oleracea. The cabbage family plants will have their growth impaired by strawberry plants close by.
Also Know, what herbs grow well with strawberries?
Dill, fennel, coriander, mint and sage – These herbs and many others are excellent companions for strawberries, helping to repel slugs and other pests. Keep in mind that some herbs, especially mint, should be planted in containers as the plants are aggressive and can easily take over a strawberry patch.
What can I plant with basil?
Basil companion planting will help asparagus, beans, beets, cabbage, chili and bell peppers, eggplant, marigolds, oregano, potatoes and tomatoes. Tomatoes benefit from basil companion planting. Growing tomatoes and basil near each other is said to make each crop taste better.