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Growing Chilli peppers, also Hot peppers

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05 Nov 09 SP (Australia - temperate climate)
Could someone help me with this? I sow seeds of thin hot chillies 2 weeks ago in seed raising containers. they haven't sprouted yet. The same with bitter melon. I have them moist so they sprout soon. I also did soak them in the water before sowing them. I am happy to wait but i am not really sure whether it takes this long. Many thanks
10 Dec 17 Hamsa (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I live in the cool mountains but I manage to grow chillies and bitter melon. It is best to start the seeds in a green house, if you don’t have one, cover the pots with plastic sheets but remember to water them everyday and when the plants are about 5 - 10 cm, you can remove the plastic sheet Soak chicken manure in water and water the plants for abundance of vegetables
08 Dec 17 Alice (Australia - temperate climate)
SP- chilli seeds are best propagated on a heat mat. Good seeds generally germinate within 10 days on heat mat. Keep it just moist but not wet as this may rot the seed bf germination start.
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