Organic Bird's Eye Chilli Green Seeds - Open Pollinated
Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated, and Non-GMO. 80-95% Germination.
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Latest Germination Test: January, 2024
Germination Percentage: 96%
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Product Description - Organic Bird's Eye Chilli Green Seeds - Open Pollinated
|Hours of sunlight
|6-8 hours per day, in full sun
| All season crop, can be grown in summer, rainy season (avoid extreme winter)
|1 tablespoon of Decomposed cow dung manure or Vermicompost per plant per week, or liquid Seaweed fertilizer every two weeks, or Rhizobium nitrogen fixing powder applied at planting time
|60-90 days after transplanting
|Ideal grow bag size
|12-14 inches (length) x 10-12 inches (width)
|Number of seeds
Benefits / Uses of Bird’s Eye Chillies
These bird’s eye green bird’s eye chillies are used in various dishes, sambals, soups, salads and stir-fried dishes. They can also be used in a wide variety of sauces, pasta and marinades. It can be eaten raw as dried or fresh chilly.
Capsaicin present in bird’s eye chilli is considered a high anti-inflammatory disorder such as arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriasis, shingles, and diabetic neuropathy. Capsaicin is also best for inflammatory disorders and a beneficial adjunct to a healthy lifestyle in cardiovascular function by increasing the blood circulation and appetite suppressant and best for metabolism booster.
The free radicals fighting properties present in bird’s eye chillies may help to maintain a youthful complexion and prevent cellular damage that leads to diseases. The organic bird’s eye chillies are also an excellent source of antioxidants vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.
Specifications of Bird’s Eye Chilli Seeds
Organic Bird’s eye chillies are perennial with small, tiny, pointy peppers that are red when they are matured but are hot and spicy. They are green in colour when unripe but can still be eaten and orange or purple depending on their maturity. Bird’s eye chillies contain the highest amount of capsaicin.
Planting and Care for Bird’s Eye Chilli
The main reason for the death of chilly is waterlogging. Never overwater the plant. Heat and light are vital though it is watered regularly. Use a pot or grow bag with drainage holes to avoid over watering.
Chopping off the top of the main stem and some surrounding branches can allow the plant to look fuller and bushier.
Sowing bird’s eye chilli seeds
Bird’s eye chilli seeds can be sown in any season, preferably in January or February, but the cultivation is very lucrative.
The birds-eye chilli seeds can be soaked in warm water overnight before sowing to improve germination.
Sprinkle some of the bird’s eye chilli seeds onto the soil. Once the chilly seeds are sown, water the soil. As the cold seeds germinate and sprout, keep the soil moist but not soggy.
Plant the chilly seeds at the end of winter for the best results.
Growing bird’s eye chilli
For successful germination, cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil or compost.
Once the bird's eye chilli seeds get germinated, pick out the saplings and plant them separately in the grow bags or pots. Seeds can be placed directly into grow bags in warm periods.
A good fertilizer is usuaIIysufficientforbird’seye bird’s eye chillies peppers. Fertilizer containing both nitrogen and phosphorus promote the healthy growth of seedlings.
Use the solution of fish emulsion and seaweeds for the best results. Cultivation can be started by adding cow dung or compost as simple manure in growing bags. Insects and pests usually do not attack this bird’s eye chilli. Bird’s eye chilli itself is an excellent bio- pesticide.
Harvesting Bird’s eye chilli
- Bird's eye chilli are typically fully mature between 80 to 90 days. Wear gloves to shield your hands from spicy oils as you harvest chilly from the plants. The bird's eye bird’s eye chillies can be harvested when they become firm and glossy. Cut the bird’s eye chillies from the plant with sharp scissors, leaving about an inch of stem attached.
Precautions While Growing Bird’s eye chilli
- Avoid Overwatering, overfeeding, lack of pollination, unstable temperature control as it will cause the dropping of flowers before chilli pods formed.
Common problems affecting bird’s eye chilli Plants and solutions
Improper growing conditions like extreme cold, or scorching temperatures, or under watering your seeds can all result in your chilli seeds not germinating.
Moving your seedling tray to a brighter spot can correct the problem of leggy seedlings.
A variety of reasons causes the yellowing leaves of a chilli plant. Poor drainage of the container, overwatering, low quality of compost/feed or certain pests and bacteria can lead to yellowing of leaves. Identify the cause of yellowing seeds first to find the most effective solution.
No. of Bird's Eye Chilly Seeds in a pack - 30+
I have previously purchase seeds from other sites. But had pretty bad experience with the germination rate. However, I'm quite happy with my purchase from this site. 90% of the seeds germinated.
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