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How do I fertilize my Aji peanut pepper?

Aji peanut pepper
Capsicum baccatum
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Different types of fertilizer will come with their own individual instructions, including the need to dilute some varieties or carefully measure out others. Be sure to follow these instructions carefully and do your research so you can avoid over fertilizing your garden. If your Aji peanut pepper is planted in a row, the side-dressing method can be used to be sure that fertilizer reaches the roots but no fertilizer touches the plant itself. This method involves mixing the fertilizer into the soil along the rows on either side, about 3 to 4 inches away from the base of the plant. Water then washes the nutrients into the soil and down to the roots. If side-dressing does not work for the configuration of your garden, you can always apply your fertilizer to the soil around the plant, again staying about 3 to 4 inches away. Granular type fertilizers can be scattered onto the soil, then lightly mixed in to make sure they are incorporated where you want them. Water thoroughly after applying dry fertilizers. Liquid fertilizers are mixed into a watering can and the mixture is used to water and fertilize plants at the same time. Foliar feeding involves spraying the leaves with a specialized fertilizer mix instead of putting nutrients into the soil.
Aji peanut pepper (Capsicum baccatum)
Aji peanut pepper
A species of Capsicum, Also known as Locoto, Bishop's hat, Peruvian pepper, Pepper
Botanical name: Capsicum baccatum
Genus: Capsicum
Description
Aji peanut pepper (Capsicum baccatum) is a plant species that is one of five domesticated peppers. Aji peanut pepper is edible and considered very spicy. This species is widely used in Peruvian cuisine and Bolivian cuisine.
Garden Use
The genus Capsicum has five main cultivated species that are grown all over the world in gardens and flowerpots. They are easy to care for. Their harvest time is long, generally 50-120 days, and their berries (known commonly as aji peanut pepper) are versatile vegetables and spices. The plants not only produce beautiful and interesting flowers but also have a high dietary value, so they have become indispensable garden plants.
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