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Capsicum plants


Capsicum plantsSow Capsicum plants early in March in well-drained pots of rich, light, free mould; cover the seed with 0.5 inch of soil, and keep it constantly moist at a temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit.

When strong enough to handle put two or three plants in a 5-in. pot, and replace them in warmth. Keep them rather close till established, then shift them into 7 inch pots. When established remove them to a cold frame and harden off.

Plant out at the end of May in a warm situation. Keep them well supplied with water in dry weather and syringe the leaves. By stopping the shoots they become nice, bushy shrubs. Flower in July.

Their height is about 1.5 feet.