Green Chilli is one of the most popular vegetables grown in the home garden. Chili plants are not only popular for their health benefits, but also popular for their medicinal properties. Growing chilli at home is the best option for the person who has little knowledge about gardening. After reading the information given below, you know how to grow chilies (Hari Mirch), and green chilli plants growing step by step, and also know about chilli plant growing stages with days. Buy the Best Quality Chilli F-1 Hybrid (Us-427) Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.aarugagro.com with a good germination rate.
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- Number of Chilli Hybrid Seeds: 30 Seeds
- Sowing season: Throughout the year
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Sowing method: Seedling transplant
- Germination Time: 6 to 10 days
- Germination temperature: 18˚C to 32˚C
- Harvesting: 70 to 80 days from transplanting
- Plant vigor: Strong plant with short internodes
Green Chilli Growing Season In India
Chilli pepper seeds can sow in any season (throughout the year) but thrive in warm and humid conditions. It generally prefers a temperature range of 18-32°C for optimal growth. The planting season varies depending on the region: Chilli can be grown year-round in India. The main growing seasons are summer (Februry -April), monsoon (June to July), and post-monsoon/autumn (September to october), with variations depending on local conditions.
How To Grow Chilli plants
Generally, chili pepper seeds are sown in a seedling tray and then transplanted after the seeds germinate, transplant is necessary because it allows the plant to grow freely. The best temperature for chili seed germination is between 18-32°C.
Chilli Seeds Sowing Method
Take a seedling tray, fill the seedling tray with a growing medium, and spread the chilli seeds on it, then cover a thin layer of soil above the seeds. Give light water through a watering sprayer. Keep the chilli seedling tray in a sunny spot and keep the soil moist. Chilli Hybrid Seeds will germinate within 6-10 days.
After germination of chili Pepper seeds, when seedlings are 4-6 inches in height at that time transplant them into individual pots or grow bags and plant only 1-2 saplings per pot.
How To Fertilize Chilli Plants
- Feed your plants with organic fertilizers like vermicompost or other homemade compost at regular intervals or every 20-25 days.
Chilli Plant Care Tips
Water: Chilli does not require too much water as compared to other plants, give water when the top layer of soil becomes dry but keep the soil moist not soggy.
Soil: Use well-drained and fertile soil for planting chilli.
Sunlight: Chilli plant sunlight requirements are at least 5-6 hours of direct sunlight.
Temperature: Chilli pepper plants grow best in the air temperature range from 21 to 35°C.
Common Pests and diseases: Aphids, cutworms, flea beetles, root-knot nematodes, and many more are found in chilli plants. Powdery mildew and bacterial leaf spot are some diseases that affect the whole chillies plant. To control these pests use neem oil in your chili plants and use amino acids through sprays may be avoiding the injection of disease in chilli plants.
Chilli Harvesting Time
You can harvest green chili after 70 to 80 days from transplanting. You can pick chilli throughout the year.
Chilli Plants Special Features
- Common name: Green peppers,
- Hindi Name: Hari mirch, हरी मिर्च
- Scientific name: Capsicum annuum
- Flower color: White
- Chilli plant Height: About 2-5 feet
- Level of growing: Easy