Growing Green Chillies can be a very fun activity since it is a commonly used Ingredient in Cooking. And growing your own food, not all helps you connect with nature but also seems very cool. Green Chillies is very easy to grow a plant that needs a good amount of sunlight and is therefore suited to summer and spring season. Let’s get started:-
A Step by Step Guide to Grow Green Chillies
The best part about growing Green Chillies is that its seeds are easily available to all. Yes, just go to your refrigerator and look for green chilly. Now place that green chilly under the sun for a day or two and wait for it to gradually turn red. The logic is that the seeds in Green Chillies are mature enough to germinate into a plant.
Is to soak the seeds for 24-36 hrs, this step is completely optional it’s just that it speeds up the process.
Now you have to prepare a soil which has gardening soil, fine soil and coco peat in it and water it. And then place the seeds in it.
Is to keep the pot under sunlight. In the case of most other plants, the seeds should be kept under the shade for a few days but in case of chilly, sunlight is required for the seeds to activate growth. You can keep the pot in a place where it receives maximum sunlight.
Being a summer plant, chilly needs a lot of sunlight. But make sure that the soil remains moist neither to wet nor to dry.
The plant will grow and then produce small white flowers, these flowers would then bear chilly which you can consume.
While placing the seeds in the soil, you can place the seeds in various pots because every pot would have a slightly different pH balance and could, therefore, cause one soil type to initiate the germination process before others. Once the plant grows and becomes moderately big, you can transplant it into some other pot where it would survive. Please note that Chilliesor any other plant shall not be transplanted when it is too young or when it has completely matured because at these stages the roots can’t adapt to the change and would eventually die.