Vegetables > Pepper

How to grow pepper:

Capsicum sp. Solanaceae.

Buy Organic Pepper Seeds from The Green Chronicle (Pay in $US, £, Euro).
Sow pepper seeds in pots or trays in a greenhouse or windowsill in early spring.

Harden the seedlings off in a cold frame. Prepare a bed in a sunny position by digging in plenty of manure or compost Plant out the melon plants under cloches in late spring.

Leave 2 inches between each plant. Keep well watered.

The peppers can be tied up to canes once they have reached 6 inches in height. Before tying them up pinch out the growing tip. Any side shoots can then be tied in as they appear.

Pick the peppers as they reach a suitable size.