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Grow It: Chilli Plants £4.93 Delivered @ The Hut

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[mod] 6y, 6m agoFound 6 years, 6 months ago
Inside the gift box:
1 packet of Tabasco chilli seeds
1 packet of Demon Red chilli seeds
1 packet of Hungarian Hot Wax chilli seeds
1 packet of Jalape?hilli seeds
1 packet of Anaheim chilli seeds
5 starter growing pots made from coconut husk
5 natural coconut husk compost discs which expand when watered
5 wooden plant markers
Chilli plant growing tips

Disclaimer:
This pack contains real plant seeds Origin UK. The plant seeds can die before or after germination. Please plant your seeds as soon as possible. Due to the varying nature of the conditions that the plant seeds are stored and grown in neither Gift Republic Ltd nor any other company supplying this gift pack can accept any liability in relation to the non performance of the seeds or coir disks and pots. This is a novelty gift and must be regarded as such


Grow five different types of chilli plant with this red hot gift box.

Growing your chillies is simple - everything you need is inside this gift box including starter growing pots, compost discs, seeds and a booklet containing growing tips. A red hot gift idea.
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[mod] 6y, 6m agoFound 6 years, 6 months ago
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#2
no good for this year...too late to start planting.
#3
Yeah too late now, and you're better off using soil, those things retract and damage the roots if you forget to water for a few days.
#4
Nice posting, but a Cold from me. Okay, it's a good price for the product which might work out quite a neat gift, but 39p buys you a pack of about a thousand seeds from Lidl or PoundStretcher who also sell 4pks of seed trays (enough for 200 plants) for about a quid, and compost for a not a lot more. Buy some respectable size plant pots with the remains of your fiver, and you end up with more plants, bigger plants, healthier plants, and way more chillis. Or, you can just buy three already mature chilli plants from Homebase for the same price.
#5
Sounds like a hot deal to me. :w00t:
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dxx
Nice posting, but a Cold from me. Okay, it's a good price for the product which might work out quite a neat gift, but 39p buys you a pack of about a thousand seeds from Lidl or PoundStretcher who also sell 4pks of seed trays (enough for 200 plants) for about a quid, and compost for a not a lot more. Buy some respectable size plant pots with the remains of your fiver, and you end up with more plants, bigger plants, healthier plants, and way more chillis. Or, you can just buy three already mature chilli plants from Homebase for the same price.


Agree with most of that. B&Q had some Scotch Bonnets the other day (if you can take that kind of heat!) for about a pound. They weren't that big but would take at least 6 weeks to get to that size from seed.
#7
I started mine about a month ago, didnt use the stuff that came with it as the pots and soils are rubbish... I have a good few seedlings growing up quite nicely in the greenhouse...

Anyone know the time to grow these and get any chillis off them?
#8
Wilkos are pretty good if you want the more common varieties - as are sainsburys. Apache, cayenne, jalapeno, scotch bonnet, habanero, sweet banana etc should all be fairly cheap. You could still plant now but it'd be for sake of growing them to overwinter (unless we get an incredibly long summer, combined with heater propagator etc in which case you might get a handful of chillis per plant).
#9
gram333uk;8703677
I started mine about a month ago, didnt use the stuff that came with it as the pots and soils are rubbish... I have a good few seedlings growing up quite nicely in the greenhouse...

Anyone know the time to grow these and get any chillis off them?

Which variety?
#10
seancampbell
Which variety?


was all the ones in the pack above, but i have looked and it seems like 70-90 days is the sort of time scale.

Good info for growing here
http://www.thechilliking.com/growing/growing-chilli-peppers-guide/
#11
Tobasco = up to ten days to germinate, and top end of that scale to fruit - 90 days is reasonable.
Demond red = 80 days or so
Hungarian should mature in about 65 days
Jalapeno =70
Anaheim = 73
#12
smk77
Agree with most of that. B&Q had some Scotch Bonnets the other day (if you can take that kind of heat!) for about a pound. They weren't that big but would take at least 6 weeks to get to that size from seed.


Nice - I think I'm passing by a B&Q on saturday anyway, so I'll have to investigate this. Have yourself a bit of rep for the tip off :)
#13
dxx
Nice - I think I'm passing by a B&Q on saturday anyway, so I'll have to investigate this. Have yourself a bit of rep for the tip off :)


They're in the grow your own range - green pots. Saw them last week.

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