Growing Chilli peppers, also Hot peppers

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08 Mar 09 Mick (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
You may need to give them an extra helping hand in pollination. use a dry toothpick or similar, and gently brush it around in all the flowers, and see if that helps. I have African Birdseye x Thai chillies that did the same for a month or so. After that (mid-summer) they fruited just fine. If that doesn't work, then try adding in a little extra fertiliser, but don't go overboard. Also, water kills pollen, so try not to spray the plants with a shower from the hose, so much as a slow soak from the ground.
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