1 Gardening Tips - Preparing The Basic Requirement
1. Chilli Seeds – ‘precision seed’ or F1 hibrid (high Quality seeds)
First of all in this
gardening tips, you must
determined what type
of seeds or chilli breed that you are planing
to cultivate. Make sure the chilli breed are compatible with the
surrounding climate and enviroment.
In these gardening tips, I am going to use chilli – DRH 911 Long chili
(Taiwan), chilli king.
You can buy the seeds from your local store or order online or you can
take them yourself from the chilli fruit it self.
Depends what project you are involve in, just for a hobby, a business
venture (surely you have to buy the F1 breed high-quality).
Good seeds produce good strong and healthy tree.
2. Prepare your
planting medium (media)
Select the medium for
your chilli tree. peat moss, or coconut husk
fibre or ordinary treated top soil. The coconut husk fibre must be
flush with water to wash away any unuseful element.
Normally if you
are using purchased peat moss, it have been conditionened with the
necessary nutrient to support the growth of your chilli tree.
have to do is to moist it to a 65 %.
In these gardening tips I would not recommend you using the ordinary
treated top soil cause you are going to have many problems later on
when the chilli tree are at 3 to 4 moths old (In some cases, the
diseases comes as early at the age of 2 weeks old).
For example soil
diseases that attacks the chilli tree roots can come later on. If you
still have to use ordinary treated top soil, the tips is not to water
the tree too much (until there water logged around the root of the
3. Plastic Chilli Seeding tray-For
germinationGermination (4 to 5 days)
The first step of growing chilli peppers plant is to get the it to
germinate. The main requirements germination of chilli seeds are heat,
moisture and oxygen.
It is possible to germinate in everything from wet
cotton,wet cocoa peat(coconut hust fibre), peat moss & soil.
The trick is, if you are using soil please don't bury it too deep. The
chances of germination will be slim.
You then moist the soil or the
planting medium,careful do not let the water logged. At this stage
there is no requirement for light. Do find something like an airing
cupboard is ideal or places contains heat just like behind the
refrigenarator or where you see fit. Also to be careful not to let them
After success germination, we will transfer the baby chilli tree to
this type of house and it will remain there until it reaches the age of
30 to 40 days depending of the growth
Put the chilli seeds that have been germinate into tray like this or
other tray that are suitable so that the chilli tree can have a natural
Other type of plastic container that you can grow your baby tree in.
Just make sure that you sanitize all of these container before planting
the chilli tree to avoid early contaction of chilli pepper diseases
Preparing The Final Planting Location - Open
(Not protected) Or Fertigation House
- Under the Cover of a
Example of planting area- Fertigation House.
Please take note that these are example of where you can plant
chilli tree. Chilli cultivation does not necessary require this type of