Capsicum

Capsicum


Planting & Growing

Full sun and warm climate, only grown in warmest seasons, hate temperatues below 15 degrees C, well-drained soils, low salinity ideal, mulch soil with nutrient-rich fertilizer prior to planting, supplement with small doses of mild fertilizer while growing, easily germinated and transplanted, plant seeds directly in garden soil when there's an extended warm weather season for cultivation, if short warm season then start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before transition to warmth

  • Row Spacing:  50cm
  • Plant Spacing:  20cm
  • Depth:  0.6cm
  • Maturity:  80-100 days

growing months & season - per region

REGION

Growing Months
Season/s

ARID

JAN, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Summer,Spring

TROPICAL

JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Summer,Autumn,Winter,Spring

SUBTROPICAL

JAN, FEB, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Summer,Winter,Spring

MILD

JAN, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC
Summer,Spring

COOL

OCT, NOV, DEC
Summer,Spring

Garden Benefits

Coloful ornamental, prevent root-related diseases (like root rot) of nearby plants, can crush and use extract with water to spray around garden and deter insects/herbivores

Health Benefits

Beta-carotene, vitamin B and potassium, herbal remedies for body pain, sore muscles, headache and congestion

Recipes with Capsicum

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