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Why You Should Consider Planting Basil And Peppers Together
Basil and peppers make great companion plants because basil repels common pests like mosquitoes, spider mites, aphids, and flies while enhancing the flavor of your peppers.
These plants have the same environmental preferences, too. They both like to be planted in a sunny location and they each require six to eight hours of direct sunlight a day.
Basil also protects pepper plants from notorious garden pests called thrips by releasing volatile chemicals that make it difficult for them to find the pepper plants to munch on.
Perhaps the most useful aspect of planting them together is that basil attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies, which peppers need in order to produce fruit.