Capsicum, Bell Pepper

in Actifit9 months ago

I call these babies capsicums or bell peppers and they are not spicy at all. I prefer to call them capsicums considering they are not spicy.
I harvested these 2 some years ago when I grew them.
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I tried growing them in my apartment balcony. I was surprised they grew. I threw some seeds into the pot and suddenly they appeared.
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I fed them water and used tea leaves almost everyday and they kept growing...
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...until I harvested them. They were quite small, about 3cm in size.

They are suppose to be quite big like these in the grocer:
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I only know them in 3 main colours, green, yellow and red. I am not sure if there are any other colours.
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They are yummy when grilled or stir fried with prawns or squids or chicken slices. After they are cooked, they can be quite sweet. Add them into a dish and you will taste some sweetness in the dish. I usually prefer the red or yellow ones because the green ones give me the impression that they are still raw, although they are not :)


This is my entry to @gertu's Contest #CCC 2.48 What do you do with ...Peppers?.


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Hello friend @marblely. They just need a lot of organic compost and they will grow big.
thanks for bring your entry.

Thank you @gertu! Ah organic compost. I shall try again some day :)

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Very cute the little ones.
I also have one plant of each color, yellow, orange and green, but bigger and shaped in cone, not round. I don't know the names hehe.
Cheers

Hehe they were. It felt such a shame to eat them but we had to, else it would rot. Oo you have them too? It is so cool to see them grow isn’t it? Thank you @steemean for dropping by :)

They look great, and from your balcony too! I love peppers, could just eat them like an apple (I don't though) haha! Also, I didn't know tea leaves could be used! Handy to know :)

Hehe yah. Surprised me too but after that they didn’t grow anymore because bugs came :(
Oh wow eat like apple. I haven’t try that. One day :)
Yes yes, it was such a waste throwing them away and put them into soil. Suddenly these babies grew happily.