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How to Love Your Mini Ornamental Pepper
Give me water slowly, allowing the soil
to absorb the moisture without letting it run off.
Make sure to empty
the bottom saucer
so my roots won’t sit
in standing water (which can cause rot root).
Keep my soil slightly dry between waterings, as
I don’t like too much water!
Place me in a very bright, south or west-facing window, as close to the window as possible, to take advantage of
all the light.
Be sure to select a location that receives at least four hours of direct sunlight per day. I need bright light to produce fruit; I will become leggy and yield fewer peppers if too shaded.
I will thrive in full sun
and only occasional
I will let you know if
I am not getting enough light: the stems will thin, and I will lean toward
Use a liquid
all purpose fertilizer
(15-15-15) diluted to half strength.
I don’t need additional fertilizer after
At night, keep me between 12ºC (55F) and 15ºC (60F): it will
increase the longevity of the fruit. I can bear temperatures down to 7ºC (45F)
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Made with love.
This playlist is perfect
for me: I will grow healthier and happier!
I love music!
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