Chillies & peppers

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Chillies & peppers
« on: October 03, 2017, 22:03 »
I've had an excellent   crop of chillies and peppers, some are still green though is it too late to expect them to ripen? have been growing them in a unheated greenhouse

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Re: Chillies & peppers
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2017, 22:19 »
If they are in pots, could you bring them indoors?
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Re: Chillies & peppers
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2017, 17:34 »
Texas if you are in the south of the UK they may well continue to ripen in the greenhouse for another couple of weeks
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Re: Chillies & peppers
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2017, 18:02 »
Have already had temperatures as low as 7C here, Sunny  :ohmy: that's why I thought it would be better to bring them in  :unsure:

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Re: Chillies & peppers
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2017, 19:48 »
They will continue to ripen, but get them in or off the plant if real cold threatens. If it stays mild then you could sill be harvesting for a few more weeks. Been a great year for Chillies this year!

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Re: Chillies & peppers
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2017, 09:40 »
Have already had temperatures as low as 7C here, Sunny  :ohmy: that's why I thought it would be better to bring them in  :unsure:

So have we, but the outdoor chillies still seem fine. It won't get warmer though........

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Re: Chillies & peppers
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2017, 20:00 »
 I have had a good year with the chillies and peppers as well, i got mine potted from B & Q planted them out in the tunnel then  got  over run with them, ive been giving the to the local  curry house,
I also done well with the melons  so i  saved  some of seeds from one of the melons and just to try them i planted
 6 of them and now they are 6" high going to see how far they will go, the tunnel is holding 45 degs overnight i
will heat it if i have to as i also got carrots and lettuce on the go as well,  i have cabbage plants to plant out saturday
ive planted out two elephant garlic,  (14  cloves) from the local garlic farm here on the I O W, then a garden tidy,,
« Last Edit: October 06, 2017, 20:06 by wapello »
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Re: Chillies & peppers
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2017, 18:26 »
the chillies have been one of my best plants this year and im going to overwinter the plants which will be a 1st for me. also planted some elephant garlic today on the very sunny isle of wight



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