They need to be protected from frost and will do best in a sunny spot out of any cold winds or draughts
A South or East facing windowsill or sheltered patio is ideal Chilli plants should be kept in a small pot
They really don t like being over potted and will suffer from placing in too large a pot too quickly
Most of our chilli plants shouldn't need repotting in their first year, however, if you are struggling to keep up with the watering or if your plants are 3 or more times the size of it spot then you can re-pot
Just choose a pot that is only 2 or 3 cm bigger in diameter and use a good general purpose compost with some drainage
Chilli plants love sunshine, the more sunlight your plant can get on fruit, the hotter the fruit will become
Chilli plants are greedy feeders and will benefit from feeding in the growing season.
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