1 Packet (6 Chilli Pepper Seeds) (TT04753)
Sow Chilli Pepper seeds on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed sowing mix and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place seed trays in a propagator at a temperature of 18-25C (64-77F) until after germination, which takes 7-10 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into individual 7.5cm (3") pots of compost and grow on in cooler conditions. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, transplant them into grow bags and containers, or plant them in well prepared beds of fertile, moist, well drained soil. Chili peppers may be grown undercover in a greenhouse or polytunnel, or grown outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun. When growing chilli peppers outdoors, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to transplanting them. Space pepper plants at a distance of 50cm (20") apart.
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Be patient, it will produce over a long life. 2014-09-08
I only had one seed germinate, it needs a lot of warmth to get started, It' now in a 20" pot in the dining room. In its first year it didn't do much. In its second year it produced 15 fruits. in its third year from germinating I've harvested 35 chillis in the first flush from a 5' tall plant and expect a second flush after this harvest.
T&M replied on 2014-08-12: Thank you for your review. I hope we can continue to be of service.
I planted these last year in a propagator and they all germinated. I gave some away and kept some in a sunny porch, a little hand pollination and they did really well.
T&M replied on 2014-04-04: Thank you for your review. I hope we can continue to be of service.
I planted the six seeds in March in my kitchen which has an aga. The seeds were in the window and all six grew. I kept them indoors until may when they were 6 inches and transplanted to good compost into the greenhouse. All but one plant has produced a good crop.