Basil Problems - Dying Leaves and Little Black Insects
I have four indoor basil plants which I've had since the summer. I've got a couple of problems with them, which could well be totally unrelated.
The first is that every now and then a stalk of three seems to give up and all the leaves on it curl up and die. Some leaves are also getting discoloured. Here are some photos:
The second problem is little black flying insects. I don't know if they are actually causing a problem, but they certainly seem to like hanging about the basil plants. Are they problematic or a sign of a problem? Again, some photos: