Chilli Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Solanaceae (Potato and tomato family) ●
Rich soil with plenty of compost added.
Sheltered sunny position or under cover.
Weekly liquid feed once the plant is a reasonable size.
Carrot, Onion, Onions, Leek, Tomato and Ginger.
Single Plants: 35cm (1' 1") each way (minimum)
Rows: 30cm (11") with 40cm (1' 3") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow in pots under cover in late winter to early spring. Transfer to bigger pots as required. If planting out then do so when soil has warmed and risk of frost has passed.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Sometimes require supports if the chillies are large.
Harvest chillies green when they have grown to a good size or wait for them to ripen to yellow, orange or red if preferred.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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