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Peppers Information



Capsicum annuum

Sweet or Chili peppers, add a splash of colour to summer, they can also add a dash of heat depending on the variety. They come in almost any colour, size and shape possible.

Moon Planting Type: Fruit

Soil Type: Sand

Aspect: South-facing

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Not Hardy

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Peppers Growing Notes


Sow into trays to start with and then move to gradually larger pots as they increase in size. Chili peppers will be hotter if grow in a hot environment. Treat and feed like Tomatoes.

Pruning & Thining

Keep well watered in a sunny and sheltered spot.


Harvest as per the seed packet. They can be kept fresh , dried or frozen.

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Peppers Varieties