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Chilli plant is looking rather ill

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 18:16

What about if it's a couple of years old KEF? 

Here's a pic I found

 This site certainly thinks it's very hot indeed!!!!!!

Unknown plant

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 18:09

It's more commonly known in the UK as Mandevilla

A lovely climber - tender and best grown in a shaded conservatory

Chilli plant is looking rather ill

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 18:04

Well, it's a fiery one that's for sure

From what I've read about it, this one needs a long growing season so an overwintered plant would appear to be a good idea. 

I don't know where it's growing, but I'd have it in as well lit and warm a place as possible.

Don't overwater, at least until temperatures warm up a bit.  The compost needs to be dry-ish rather than soggy.

More info here

Chilli plant is looking rather ill

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 16:50

Edd, it looks like one that has been overwintered, don't you think  -  I've never seen an overwintered one for sale in a GC  ....

I suppose it depends how it was described ......

help man down man down

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 16:37

Cheers Edd   Strange, my laptop will let me see them now.  Poor little thing

Growing leaves

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 16:33

Alexsia, re fennel - make sure you get the 'herb' fennel and not the vegetable Florence Fennel.  The herb fennel is dead easy to grow - scatter the seeds and stand well back

help man down man down

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 14:33

Sorry Anton, when I go to that Dropbox link I just get a Dropbox blank page.

Can you upload your pics here by clicking on the green tree icon?

However, I think my answer will be that your allium needs to be planted outside in your garden - they're hardy border plants.

New nestbox

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 13:13

Hi Wonky - have a look here  


runner & French bean help

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 13:09

Were they 'hardened off' during that lovely warm week we had - and then the overall temperatures dropped the following week, especially overnight?

So although they'd been outside they'd not really adjusted to the lower temperatures

Even if you cover them now they'll have been set back.  You might just as well sow some fresh ones - they'll catch up

Don't worry, we've all done it

Chelsea tv coverage.

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 13:06

I'd like to see a lot more of independent specialist nurseries/growers and the plants they grow and develop.

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