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Growing Chilli peppers, also Hot peppers

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20 Nov 19 (Australia - tropical climate)
Is there any one in Cairns successfully grow chillies Do you have to grow them in green houses or in the sun I have been told I will have to have a green house as it is to hot and wet Love to hear from a grower in Cairns Fred
25 Nov 19 anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Look for when they say to plant. GROW in autumn/winter not summer.
22 Nov 19 anon (Australia - tropical climate)
I have that wrong with the melons etc. In tropics plant mid-late Autumn. In the sub tropics plant spring but you need to germinate the seeds in late winter- a problem with soil temps then as they are a little low. Germinate indoors in a warm area.

Look for when they say to plant. GROW in autumn/winter not summer.

- anon

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