Hot Pepper Farming Tips

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When it comes to the most used ingredients in preparing food, hot pepper is among those stuffs that many of you probably utilize.

If you are looking for highly profitable business, hot pepper farming is one of the best options you can consider.

If you think that hot pepper farming is just very easy to do, well, you need to think again. There are some key points you need to keep in mind in order for you to succeed in this kind of venture. This article will provide you the information you need about the matter.

Choose the Hot Pepper Variety to Plant

In hot pepper farming, the first key point you need to remember is to select the kind of pepper that you want to plant. There are different varieties you can find nowadays. As a beginner in this kind of farming, you need to focus first on one variety. If you still do not have any idea which one to plant, you can conduct an online research in order for you to be familiar with the varieties available.

Learn the Germination Process

Once you have already selected the type of hot pepper you want, the next thing you need to do is to learn its germination process. Usually, you need to create a plot where you can sprinkle the hot pepper seeds first. See to it that it will be taken care of properly since its first week is usually the most crucial stage of its growth. Once it has reached about 10 days, this is now the time for you to transfer it to a bigger plot. Here, you need to secure proper space in order for the plant to grow properly. Usually, hot pepper requires a significant level of care up to its fruiting stage. One more thing is that pepper requires hotter weather in order to grow efficiently.

Choose the Farm Site

Now, you already need to select the farm site. Make sure that it comes with accessibility for your part. In addition to that, you need to ensure that there are no animals and other plants that can hinder the growth process of your hot pepper. See to it that you also consider the size of the farm you want. It should have enough dimensions to accommodate the number of hot peppers you want to cultivate.

Know Your Market

Of course, part of your hot pepper farming is to know your market. This means that you should look for the possible customers who will purchase the fruits of your hot pepper farm. These might be the local vendors in your place, the supermarket stores or even home owners who are fond of using hot pepper in cooking their dishes. Maximize the probabilities in order for you to develop the market of your business properly. Without knowing your market, it is impossible for you to succeed in this kind of venture in the future.

11 Comments

  • 1. JACKSON NDERITU said on 5/27/2013 7:14:54 AM
    I have passion in farming and i am planing to start a hot pepper farming in central Kenya (Nyandarua county), i need your assistance.
  • 2. benson mbugua said on 9/11/2013 8:37:24 AM
    Where can i get big market for hot pepper in kenya . from machakos
  • 3. peter said on 11/11/2013 2:16:58 PM
    wish to know how to farm garlic and pepper. am in machakos county in kenya
  • 4. Patrick Ndangoh said on 11/15/2013 6:42:14 AM
    I am in Bamenda, Cameroon. I like more information and much detailed tips on the pepper-farming process itself. Thanks.
  • 5. monza said on 2/6/2014 4:50:08 PM
    i am interested in the process of planting peppers and which other plants i can rotate it with
  • 6. monza said on 2/6/2014 4:51:20 PM
    my business location is in pretoria, gauteng in south africa
  • 7. Ikram said on 3/22/2014 8:53:47 PM
    I live in Khairpur Tamewali, Nearest big city is Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. Weather is very hot and dry. Can I grow profitably Hot Pepper here, how and which variety. Thanks
  • 8. Ikram said on 3/22/2014 9:02:42 PM
    I want to cultivate red pepper in district Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. Is it profitable to do so and which variety and what practices are required?
  • 9. justus said on 12/12/2014 1:03:36 PM
    I would like to know more about growing hot pepper and where i can get huge market for the same. from (Makueni-kalamba)
  • 10. Metuge Ekwoge said on 7/2/2015 12:09:21 PM
    I'm a Cameroonian, living in the South West Region of Cameroon. I have passion pepper farming. How do I go about it?
  • 11. Maureen indangasi said on 9/11/2015 1:07:17 AM
    Hi am a farmer in bungoma county webuye and need to know the types of pepper available and market.
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