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Capsicum Red Queen (Garden Festival)

Rs. 650.00

Capsicum, also known as bell peppers or sweet peppers, are warm-season vegetables that are easy to grow. Here are some tips for growing capsicum:

  1. Soil preparation: Capsicum plants prefer well-draining soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.0. Prepare the soil by adding organic matter such as compost or well-rotted manure to improve soil fertility and drainage.

  2. Planting: Capsicum seeds can be started indoors in late winter or early spring and transplanted outdoors after the last frost. Plant the seedlings about 18 to 24 inches apart in rows that are spaced 24 to 36 inches apart.

  3. Watering: Capsicum plants require regular watering, especially during hot, dry weather. Water the plants deeply once a week, or more often if the soil is dry. Avoid getting the leaves wet to prevent fungal diseases.

  4. Fertilizing: Capsicum plants require a balanced fertilizer to promote growth and fruit production. Apply a slow-release fertilizer or a liquid fertilizer every 2 to 3 weeks during the growing season.

  5. Pest and disease management: Capsicum plants can be susceptible to pests such as aphids, spider mites, and whiteflies. To manage these pests, use insecticidal soap or neem oil. To prevent fungal diseases, avoid overhead watering and maintain good air circulation around the plants.

  6. Harvesting: Capsicum fruits are ready for harvest when they are firm, crisp, and fully colored. Cut the fruits from the plant with a sharp knife or scissors. Capsicum plants will continue to produce fruits throughout the growing season.

By following these growing tips, you can ensure that your capsicum plants thrive and produce an abundant harvest.