I was having good success rooting cuttings over the summer but mine have all stopped. It would be a good idea to gently take one out to examine, you should be able to learn from it. Whirlpool Fridge/Freezer Won't Cool. Why is Your Basil Plant Dying? I fill my containers with vermiculite, pouring it in to a depth of 2 to 3 inches. What do you think is happening? if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav11n=MSFPpreload("_derived/Christmas 2001.htm_cmp_tp-bkb11010_vbtn.gif"); MSFPnav11h=MSFPpreload("_derived/Christmas 2001.htm_cmp_tp-bkb11010_vbtn_a.gif"); } Keep in mind that the new plants may die if you don't change the conditions that caused the problem with the parent plant. Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:46 pm. https://www.ourfigs.com/forum/figs-h...372#post399372.