Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Bring a taste of the Mediterranean to your life! Capsicums or Sweet Peppers are surprisingly easy to grow and have a wide range of culinary uses. The attractive green and red fruits will add colour to your garden, spice to your salads and variety to your cooking. For best results sow in a sunny sheltered position.
Mr. Fothergill's Packet Seeds Capsicum Californian Wonder
Sow 6mm (quarter-inch) deep in seed tray or punnet, in seed raising mix or compost. Keep moist. Thin (prick-out) into 12cm (4in) pots when large enough to handle. Plant in final position when about 15cm (6in) tall, spacing plants 50cm (20in) apart. Prepare the soil by adding organic material and a complete fertiliser.