Home      banniere de jardihaie    Contact    facebook     French

Pepper (Capsicum)

The pepper (Capsicum annuum) and the chili pepper (Capsicum frutescens) are annual vegetables from the solanaceae family like the tomato

pepper

ROTATION

They are grown in the fruiting vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

Sow in a cold frame in February and March during a waxing crescent moon for transplanting in May.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

It likes being grown near to other solanaceaes (tomatoes, aubergines).

DISEASES AND PARASITES

To my knowledge there aren't any.

ADVICE

Mild peppers can be harvested before they are copmpletely ripe.
Strong pepers can be dried in the oven at a low temperature.
See my detailed pages on peppers.