Some Like it Hot!

Story: Some Like it Hot!
Episode: 11
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane
Air Date: 30 October 2021

Trev shows us his newest potting project that is guaranteed to spice things up in the garden!

  • Now is a great time to be planting chillies in pots around Australia. Ensure to select a deep pot that will allow roots to grow well.
  • The Renaissance Herbs Range can be found in most established Garden Centres around Australia. Their range of chillies are chosen by heat.
  • The more subtle varieties of chillies include; Cayenne lilac, Manzano Orange and the Bulgarian Carrot. These are nice to eat and will grow well in a pot together.
  • There is a scale that indicates the heat strength of each chill. This will aid in your selection.
  • The Bhut Jolokia Chocolate and Zimbabwe Bird varieties are more intense in heat.
  • Ensure to select a potting mix that can hold moisture, has a mix of fertilizers, and is proven to have great results.
  • Place your chilli pot in a full sun position, water daily and apply Seasol Gold every 7-10 days to stimulate root growth.

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