Questions tagged: chilli

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nick
Answer: Because the Spring temperatures are presently so unpredictable, it is still a little early in the season for your chilli plant to start flowering. ...
Answered: 12:56PM, 26 Oct 2009
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Suresh
Answer: Hi Suresh, chillies need bees and insects to pollinate the flowers. If they are not around in your garden you will need to pollinate by hand with ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: chilli
Answered: 11:18AM, 16 Mar 2010
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Chung Bor
Answer: Hi Chung, Chillies will slow down after their second year and are best treated as an annual plant. Your symptoms also sound like either malnutriti...
Category: Diseases
Tags: chilli
Answered: 01:05PM, 19 Apr 2010
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ken
Answer: Hi Ken, Thrive Soluble Flower and Fruit which is added to water will help the flowering and fruiting of your chilli plant. It contains potassium w...
Answered: 04:14PM, 06 Oct 2011
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Marshall
Answer: Dear Marshall, Chilli is a warm season plant and is frost susceptible. The best time to sow the seed is spring to early summer. Perhaps your temp...
Answered: 09:28AM, 11 Oct 2011
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justin
Answer: Hi Justin, Sometimes mites can cause the leaves to dry and curl up. They are very small and difficult to see without a magnifying hand lens. You ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: chilli
Answered: 09:35AM, 18 Oct 2011
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Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, Chilli and capsicum plants can be affected by target spot (Alternaria solani) which starts as a black spot on the leaf. The disease is wor...
Category: Diseases
Tags: chilli
Answered: 10:43AM, 08 Nov 2011
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Rahim
Answer: Hi Rahim, I wish I could help you with a supplier of Umorok. Yates does not have this particular chilli in our range of seeds. You may have to do...
Answered: 03:23PM, 06 Mar 2012
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Judy
Answer: Hi Judy, I think it is a great idea to dry your chillies if you have so many of them. I have attached a link which I hope you will find useful. ht...
Answered: 01:00PM, 30 Mar 2012
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Wendy
Answer: Hi Wendy, In warmer climates chilli plants will survive the winter and not die out as occurs in the southern areas of Australia. You could prune t...
Category: General
Tags: chilli
Answered: 11:21AM, 04 Jun 2012
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Kevin
Answer: Hi Kevin, Chilli plants usually last only 1 or 2 seasons so you have been very lucky to have had the same plants for 3.5 years. Wet and cool condit...
Category: General
Tags: chilli
Answered: 10:21AM, 09 Jul 2012
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Chris
Answer: Hi Chris, If the chillies are soft at the blossom end which is opposite the stalk they could have, what is called Blossom end Rot. This can occur ...
Answered: 04:08PM, 19 Feb 2013
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Les
Answer: Yates Rose Shield is only registered for use on ornamental plants not edibles. I’m sorry we are unable to recommend a witholding period and r...
Answered: 04:35PM, 22 Oct 2013
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stephen
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds like you may be referring to fruit fly maggots in your chillis? If so, you will need to treat the tree wi...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:28AM, 12 Apr 2016
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frances
Answer: Hello Frances, As long as both plants are healthy and growing well, I don’t foresee any major issues (or particular benefits) in the short te...
Answered: 05:46PM, 24 Apr 2016
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Judit
Answer: Hi Judit, Thank you for contacting Yates, ants are normally second infestation of sap sucking insects. They are on plants to seek honey dew secrete...
Category: Pests
Tags: chilli, Ant
Answered: 10:36AM, 27 Jan 2017
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Caris
Answer: Hi Caris, Thank you for contacting Yates. It sounds as though you have an issue with caterpillars in your vegetable patch. Large holes or chewing m...
Answered: 05:43PM, 05 Oct 2017
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Stevie
Answer: Hi Stevie, Thank you for contacting Yates. The upward curling of the leaves and the damage that we can see there is very much a sign of the broad m...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:35PM, 01 Dec 2017
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Guillermo
Answer: Hi Guillermo, Thank you for contacting Yates. Caterpillars can cause such damage to chilli plants. You can consider applying Yates Success Ultra In...
Category: Pests
Answered: 03:35PM, 23 Apr 2018
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Jennifer
Answer: Hi Jennifer, Thank you for contacting Yates. The culprit could be caterpillars. To control, Try ‘Yates Nature’s Way Caterpillar Killer –...
Answered: 11:43AM, 17 May 2019