It's that time of year again when this hapless chilli grower is needing
I managed to over-winter my orange Habanero plants (x3) successfully
with only a mild prune needed in January. The plants are budding,
flowering and producing fruit now and other than my inability to keep up
with pollenating every flower they seem healty enough. I am getting
plenty of flower dropping but I am not overly concerned as they are
producing so many flowers it is unreal.
What I am a little concerned about is the fruit. They are ripening very
quickly and not getting anywhere near the size they should be. Many are
ripening when not much bigger than a pea with the largest one only
getting to raspberry size at best.
I am keeping them watered very few days if needed and using a chilli
focus feed every other water but I am clearly doing something wrong?
The plants are kept in my conservatory without any additional heating
but with the typical British weather the temperatures are all over the
Can anyone advise on what I could do to yeild larger fruit?