If you are already thinking about what you want to grow in your garden this season, start out right with organic seeds. Enjoy your Kitchen Gardening with chemical-free chilli red – Organic Vegetable Seeds.
1 packet contains 30 chilli red seeds.
Chilli is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum and members of the Solanaceae family. There are many varieties of chili plants, which are differentiated on the basis of its pungency. They can be herbaceous or shrub-like but are branching with green-brown stems and simple oval leaves.
Red chilli became famous all around the world because of its characteristics like pungency, taste and flavor.
|Seeds per Packet
|Chillies, peppers, bell peppe
|Up to 99 centimete
|1,2 months after transplanting, if seeds were sown in the month of Nov-Jan, May-June the blooming time will be Jan-March and July-August respectively.
Planting And Care
- Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening
- SunlightKeep the seedlings container in Natural bright light
- Protect the Chilli Red seedlings from direct harsh sunlight
- SoilThe soil should be well drained and nutrient rich for Chilli Red seedlings
- WateringWater the seedlings when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture
- Do not overwater the seedlings
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season
- Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season feed the Chilli Red seedlings with organic fertilizer once a month
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the seedlings so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily
- plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected or damaged seedlings from container
- DontsDo not overwater the seedlings especially when container does not have drainage holes
Chilly Red Care
- How to Sow chilli Seeds You can grow Red Chilli in two seasons, Nov-Jan, May-June
- Select a container having 3-5 inch diameter
- Fill the container with well-drained soil
- Moisten the surface of the soil with water spray
- Sprinkle the seeds evenly over the soil and spread a thin layer of soil over it
- orMake a hole of 1 inch deep and put 2-3 seeds in each hole and cover the hole with fine layer of the soil
- Cover the seed container with a transparent plastic paper
- Place the seed tray in indirect bright light
- Remove plastic wrapping once seeds start to germinate
- Tansplant the seedlings after 21 days in 5-7 inches pot or directly in the ground
- Do not over-water the seedlings to avoid root rot
- Germination rate and viability of Red Chilli seed Chilli seed Germination rate and viability is up to 70%
- Chilli growth rate is medium
|Chilli Red enjoys Natural bright light but appreciates a little shade during the hottest regions.
|Nutrient-rich well-draining soil with Optimum PH range 4.65, 5.45.
|20 to 30-degree celsius.
|Apply any organic fertilizer.
|Harvesting can be done 75 days after transplanting. First two picking yield green chili and subsequently yield red ripe fruits.Chilli for vegetable purposes is generally harvested at fully grown green stage, whereas for dried chilli fruits at red, ripe stage are ideal. For pickles, chilli can be picked either at green or ripe stage. The ripe fruits are ready for picking at 1-2 weeks intervals after the first harvest. The harvesting continues over a period of 3 months depending on cultivar, season and cultural practices.
Chilly Red Uses
- They are an excellent source of vitamin C
- Capsaisin, the chemical that makes chilies hot is known to reduce the risk of skin and stomach cancer
- It also acts as a remedy for cold and sinus symptoms
- There are very powerful antioxidants in red chili that help in clearing blockages in blood vessels and arteries
- Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines
- Red chilis are usually grounded into a powder and used as a spice
- Red chilis are dried or pickled in order to store them for a long period of time
- It is a popular ingredient in most Indian dishes and curries
- Red chilis are also used extensively for making sauces which are used to add spice to other dishes