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STARTING WITH CHILLIS – WHICH WILL YOU CHOOSE? PLANTS OR SEEDS?

 

THE WHOLE REASON FOR ALL THAT TIME AND EFFORT

My picture above of last years’ crop of chilis is what you will hopefully be looking at  6 to 9 months after sowing your chilli seeds mid to late February.

They require  a long growing season so you need to start them as early as possible.  The most important things you need to start seeds early in the year are without doubt heat and light.  If you can’t provide this or you intend to grow less than a dozen chilies or would like to try a few different varieties without the expense for packet of seeds for just one plant, then I would strongly recommend that you buy them as plants from a specialist supplier. Continue reading STARTING WITH CHILLIS — WHICH WILL YOU CHOOSE? PLANTS OR SEEDS?

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