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Chillis in pots

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CHILLIES CAN MAKE A BIG IMPACT FOR GARDENERS SHORT ON SPACE

CREDIT: ALAMY

 

How to grow chillis in pots

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With their bright fruit and lush, glossy leaves, chillies are perfect for bringing a touch of the tropics to the garden and, whether they’re edible varieties or not, work brilliantly in combination with other plants.

Add them to a hot sunny border once frosts have passed and they are the perfect companion to late summer perennials such as golden rudbeckias, rich red monardas and sunny heleniums, as well as more tender plants like dahliascannas and cosmos.

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Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.