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General Care for Peppers,Sweet and Hot

WEST Suffolk, United Kingdom Gb

I have some now how do I care for them.
I will be growing them on a south facing shed wall in pots.
(Suffolk, Cambridgeshire border)



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In mid-February-March, sow individual seed in 7cm pots of multi-purpose compost – see our compost review for Best Buys.
Grow them on in a heated propagator, or cover and stand them on a sunny window sill. They need to be kept at 20ºC. Germination takes 7-21 days.
Grow the seedlings on in good light. Make sure the temperature doesn't drop below 14ºC at night.
After two months or so, pot on into 2-litre pots and after another month into 5-litre pots of multi-purpose compost. Transfer to a sunny, sheltered spot outdoors
Keep the compost moist, but not wet. Peppers won't suffer if they are allowed almost to wilt between waterings.
Feed weekly with a balanced fertiliser. When flowers appear use a high-potash tomato feed.
Allow fruits to fully ripen – most turn bright red or orange – for maximum flavour.

6 May, 2009

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