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Potted peppers, useful tips


Potted peppers: ipeppersthey are perfect for those who intendcultivate the vegetable garden in pots: terracotta pots keep the humidity more constant than plastic ones, but those who grow at home and do not want to overload the balcony, can choose bioplastic pots.

Potted peppers
For the cultivation ofpeppers in potssoft and well-drained substrates are preferred, in this regard, it is better to fill the bottom of the pot with a layer of expanded clay so as to avoid dangerous water stagnation.

The perfect soil forgrow peppers in potsit consists of slightly acidic soil, agri-perlite, expanded clay and river sand.

For grow pepperyou will need quite large vessels. The size of the pots must be larger for the elongated fruit varieties such as Corno di toro rosso and Lungo Marconi, while varieties with smaller fruit, such as Acuminatum and abbreviatum, are well suited for those with space problems and want to concentrate thevegetable garden in potin a very limited space.

Potted pepperstarting from the seed - The necessary for sowing

  • Jar with water
  • Veiled container
  • Soil for sowing
  • Seeds

Sweet peppers are sown in the growing moon phase. They germinate with a minimum of 15 ° C and do not wet the soil of the seeded alveolar jars too much, use a vaporizer until the seedlings sprout, then try never to wet the leaves.

Potted pepperstarting from the already developed plant

  • Arable land
  • Seedlings
  • Jar

Since thesweet pepperhates water stagnation, the use of any kind of saucer is not recommended.

When the seedlings have 4-6 well developed leaves, it will be possible to proceed with planting and, if the minimum night temperatures exceed 20 ° C, it will be possible to keep the seedlings outdoors. As soon as the plants have taken root, you can add phosphorus and potassium-based fertilizers to the soil to promote and increase flowering.


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