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Green Chilli Seeds

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Indian cuisine is synonymous with the use of chilli and it is a pantry staple in every Indian household. One of the easiest and most rewarding plants to grow for any food grower, the green chilli is an essential in every kitchen garden. Add them to curries, make a spice mix or pickle them, they taste good in all forms and are a great source of Vitamin A.

Lights, Water, Action

Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!

  • Bright Indirect Sunlight

    Light

    Full Sunlight

  • Water Once A Week

    Watering

    Water everyday

  • Indoor

    Where to grow

    Balcony or terrace

  • Average Warmth

    Time Till Harvest

    13-14 weeks

  • Low Maintenance

    Seasonal Information

    All seasons

Did You Know

Growth stages

One step at a time, with a lil water and light.

Sow the seeds in a big pot and water it daily

Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in seedling tray

Make sure the plant gets partial sunlight

Germination will take place in 6-8 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Transplant the seedlings in 30-35 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Space the seedlings at 60cm by 60cm

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Harvest 80-90 days from transplanting

Sow, Grow, Reap

Good things take time and care

Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the

Sowing

  • Green chillies can be grown through the year in seedling trays/ seed cups/ small polybags/ seed bed.
  • Fill a well-drained seedling tray with cocopeat and plant two seeds per cup. Make sure they are just beneath the soil surface.
  • Place the tray indoors for germination and keep the soil moist by misting regularly.
  • Cover the tray with cardboard to encourage germination.
  • Water the seeds carefully everyday with 2 teaspoons of water or use a misting spray so as not to dislodge the seeds.
  • Once the sprouts appear, uncover the tray and place it in an area with bright indirect light.
Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium

Caring

  • The chilli seeds will germinate in 6-8 days and the sprouts will grow into saplings by the second week.
  • Retain one sapling per cup and carefully remove the weaker saplings and place the tray in a sunny spot to promote leaf growth..
  • Transplant your seedlings, with the root ball, to a bigger pot (at least 8 inches deep) or raised bed (spaced 2 feet apart) after 30-35 days from sowing in a planting mix of 2 part garden soil & 1 part organic manure. Or, 1 part garden soil, 1 part coco-peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
  • Water the plant every alternate day in winters with an even shower and feed it with a balanced fertiliser every 15 days
  • Your chilli plant will start flowering at the end of 3 months and the chillies will be ready for harvest 70 - 80 days after sowing the seeds and can be harvested for 3 years with proper care.
Hold the seeds and sow 2-3 seeds per cell/cup. Since Lavender seeds are small in size, do not sow them deep

Common Problems

Why are my chilli seeds not germinating?
Improper growing conditions like extreme cold, or extreme hot temperatures, or under watering your seeds can all result in your chilli seeds not germinating.
My chilli seedlings are leggy.
Moving your seedling tray to a brighter spot can correct the problem of leggy seedlings.
My chilli plant has yellow leaves.
Yellowing leaves of a chilli plant is caused by a variety of reasons. Poor drainage of the container, overwatering , poor quality of compost/feed or certain pests and bacteria can all lead to yellowing of leaves. Identify the cause of yellowing seeds first to find the most effective solution.

Spill the tea

All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Plants with benefits

A green chilli does much more than adding a punch to your food. Green chillies are loaded with antioxidants which help keep your body healthy. Green chillies contain a substance called ‘Capsaicin’which offers a host of health benefits. Capsaicin helps fight inflammation. Capsaicin also works as a natural pain reliever. Apart from this, the heat that this capsaicin stimulates can help in clearing mucus from your stuffed up nose or congested lungs. Green Chillies are also loaded with Vitamin C and beta-carotene, which are good for your skin and immunity.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

What you get

Surprisingly, green chillies have a high content of vitamins and minerals. Green Chillies are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B complex ( B6 and B9) and are also rich in antioxidants. Green chillies also contain a phytonutrient called capsaicin which helps your body in numerous ways. Apart from all this, green chillies are also extremely low in calories and are almost fat free!

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.
Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Green trivia

1.The smaller the chilli, the hotter it is.

2.Bhut Jolokia or the Ghost Pepper, grown in Northeast India is 400 times hotter than tabasco sauce and in 2007, the Guinness World Records certified it as the hottest chilli pepper in the world.

3.Delivering an average of 1,569,300 Scoville Heat Units (SHU), the Carolina Reaper is said to be the hottest chilli in the world. Yes, the Carolina Reaper is HOTTER than Bhut Jolokia.

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  1. Ugaoo User Review
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    All the plants are healthy and all the seeds germinated.

    Enakshi

  2. Ugaoo User Review
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    I am doing kitchen gardening from last two years and purchased the greenchilles seeds and germinated them.. the germination rate is good waiting to see the full plant and hope for the best

    Meena

Frequently Asked Questions

What growing medium should I use to grow Green Chillies?

Ideal growing medium for green chillies is coco peat when grown indoors, and garden soil when grown outdoors.

How much sunlight does green chilli need?

Green chillies love the sun. They thrive in proper sunlight.

How often should I water my chilli plant?

The green chilli plant needs moderate watering.

At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children. At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children.

At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children.

Let's pass it on cleaner, better, and greener.

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