The best way of maintaining your chilli tree. Congratulations. You have succeed in germinate, prepare what is necessary and basically know what to do in an early stage of planting a chilli tree. Remember the success rate is at 10% in installation. 90% of success is depending on how well we do the maintainance. In maintainance what is more important is the irrigation, fungus control, insect control, fertilizer and tree prunning.
Yes eventually bugs and small insect will come to your chilli trees to breed and colonised. But don't worry, there is a solution and stick with it. Spray them with selected insecticide organic or non organic every 3 days depending how serious the attact is. Same goes for fungi attack. Important tips. Don't add fungicide and insecticide together. These reduce the effectiveness of both mixture. Use them seperately. Recommended insect control mixture.
The best way to use the fertilizer. Fertilizer is one of the most important ingredient in cultivation. In these case we can use fertigation technique through irrigation or the application of fertilizer to the soil (planting media/medium) . Which ever method they still works. But it works faster with liquid fertilier. Guarantee.
Use the EC meter (Electrical Conductivity) to monitor the amount of nutrients, salts or impurities in the water. The EC scale must be at 1.80 to 2.00.
Don't put it too high, you might over dose the plant.
Apply liquid chemical fertilizer every 3 days (Cost cutting)
Apply Organic fertilizer once a week.
Prunning is a horticultural practice involving the selective removal of parts of a plant, such as branches, buds, or roots. These are done in order to make the chilli tree grow the way we want it to grow chilli fruit effectively and economically. These way we can maintain it's quality and quantity.
These are the simple tips..Good luck and have fun.