Growing your own produce can be very simple and satisfying. However, many do not know where to start. Let Ace’s Garden Experts show you how to grow, plant, and harvest your very own produce!
How To Grow Jalapeños
Preparing Your Soil
When planting jalapeños, be sure your soil is at a temperature of 65 degrees or warmer. The soil should not have rocks, hard clumps, or bark in it. Jalapeños thrive in the heat, by planting them where they will get lots of sunlight, you can ensure a happy and healthy jalapeño garden.
Planting Your Seeds
Till up your soil and create a hole. Mix with fertilizer, while still maintaining a healthy aerated bed. DO NOT PACK SOIL. Plant roots about 5-6 inches deep, with each row, roughly 1- 2 feet apart.
Pruning Your Weeds
After 4-5 weeks, your jalapeños will begins to appear. Once they are 2-3 inches tall, prune the leaves sprung from the main root. This will ensue your jalapeños grow longer and healthier.
Harvesting Your Crop
6-8 weeks after planting, it is time to harvest! To harvest your jalapeños, carefully pinch the stem to remove. This will ensure no damage will be done to transfer to the root, harming the others.
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