Growing Instructions (included with kit)
When: All year round.
Where: In a well-prepared garden bed. Prefers well drained soil ond a sunny position.
How: Sow thinly in rows 40cm (16") apart and cover very lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep watered. Seedlings emerge in 6-10 days.
Care: Keep well watered, weed free and fertilise regularly.
Harvest: 6-8 weeks from sowing. Take the whole plant when harvesting or select baby leaves as required.
When: Early Spring to late Summer, all year round in warm areas.
Where: Direct into growing position or in pots, in a sunny but sheltered position.
How: Sow thinly and cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently ond keep watered.
Care: When large enough, thin to 15cm (6")apart.
Harvest: All year round. Pick leaves as required.
When: Spring and Summer, later in warmer regions.
Where: Direct where they are to grow or in seed trays of seed raising mixture.
How: Sow seeds 6mm (¼") deep into damp soil, firm down gently and keep watered. Seedlings emerge in 10-14 days.
Care: Use a short stake in exposed areas. Keep watered and fertilise every 2-3 weeks.
Harvest: 14-16 weeks from sowing.
Thai Bird's Eye Chilli
When: Spring to Summer, Winter too in hot northern areas.
Where: In fertile well drained garden soil or pots.
How: 5mm (¼") deep, sow thinly and keep watered.
Care: Pick regularly to encourage further fruit growth.
Harvest: As required, 12-14 weeks from sowing.