Feed the pepper, like any other vegetable crop, should be the early spring, from the time of transplanting. Greenhouse plants, in addition to the well-known "organic" in the form of mullein, bird droppings and wood ash, are necessary the complex mineral fertilizers containing nitrogen, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.

Fertilizing pepper seedlings

Growing pepper seedlings is the most important stage because in the first days and weeks of his life sprouts plants are particularly delicate and susceptible to many diseases. So when on a tiny plant will form the first two full leaf, care must be taken about its comprehensive protection.

Until tree planting in the greenhouse soil must be watered with a solution of wood ash (100 g per 1 liter of water). For successful growth it is also recommended to amend the soil in which it grows seedlings, fertilizers.

When watering with fertilizer is important to follow the instructions for use, since its excess in soil may lead to the death of the plant. However, there are other possible negative results – for example, excess nitrogen fertilizer can cause the plant gives lush greenery that will negatively affect fruit development.

Immediately after transplanting seedlings in the greenhouse should make prevention of the disease called "black leg" - the main enemy of any kind of pepper. For this purpose, the soil around the plant should be watered with a solution of black tea – 1 Cup of weak tea infuser to 3 liters of water.

Feeding fledgling seedlings in the greenhouse

For feeding the young, but emerging plants, you should use a mixture of mineral and organic fertilizers. Make watering necessary only at the root, trying not to fall on the stems and leaves. This technique is used for the simple reason that fertilizer, once on the outer parts of the plant, can it "burn".

2 weeks after planting peppers in the greenhouse, it is necessary to prepare a comprehensive solution fertilizers. For example, to obtain 10 liters of solution you will need: 1 liter of mullein (dissolved in water cow manure); mineral fertilizer "superphosphate" 40 grams; potassium sulfate – 20 grams; wood ash – 100 grams. For watering, use 1 liter per plant.

Before flowering pepper garden bed should be watered again. For re-watering, you can use the same composition of the solution, adding 1/3 teaspoon of potassium permanganate. Add potassium permanganate to disinfect the soil from the appearance of fungal diseases.