How long does it take for Thai chilli to fruit?
They typically take on a deep red color as they reach maturity, typically around 130 days. If collecting harvesting in the green stage prior to complete maturity, peppers can first be collected at approximately 100 days after transplanting.
How big do Thai chili plants grow?
Unlike other bushy pepper cultivars, such as bell peppers, the Thai hot pepper is a relatively small plant with a usual maximum height of 15 inches. Because of its small stature, its perfect container size is a 15-inch pot.
How do you take care of Thai chili plants?
Thai peppers require well-drained soil, full sunlight and protection from hot, dry wind. To grow Thai peppers in containers, choose a container with a drainage hole, and fill the container with all-purpose commercial potting soil. Thai hot pepper plants are dual-duty plants, both edible and ornamental.
How long does a green pepper plant last?
Most peppers are capable of surviving longer than one season (at least up until December), whether or not they do very well afterward. Some of them will survive up to 5+ years.
Are Thai pepper plants perennials?
Yes—peppers (hot and sweet) are perennial plants that will live for many, many years if protected from frost. If your pepper plants are in the ground, transfer them into pots right away.
Should I remove leaves from my chilli plant?
Don’t remove them, they need all of those leaves. Like tomatoes, the only things which help chillies ripen is warmth and time.
How do I keep my chilli plant alive?
Water your chilli plants regularly throughout the growing season, and once the first fruits have set, feed them weekly with a high potash tomato fertiliser. Also remember to: Pinch out the growing tip of the first flowering shoots to promote more branching and a better harvest. Water regularly but sparingly.