- Capsicum, often known as sweet pepper, bell pepper, or Shimla Mirch, is a popular vegetable in India.
- They belong to the Solanaceae family and are perennial herbaceous plants.
- It reaches a maximum height of 75 cm. It bears little white or purple flowers with white or purple petals.
- Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and minerals such as Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Potassium are abundant in this fruit.
- Capsicum is a cool-season crop, but it may be grown year-round in covered structures with controlled temperature and relative humidity (RH).
- Soil- Clayey to loamy soil.
- pH- 6-7.
- Temperature- 21°-25°C.
- Rainfall- 625-1500mm.
- Climate- Capsicum is a cool-season crop.
- Immediately after seeding, light irrigation is applied.
- Irrigation every week or every ten days
- Then, shortly after transplanting, the next irrigation is supplied, and then, if needed, later irrigation is administered.
- Irrigation is required at regular intervals in dry and semi-arid zones.
- On the raised beds, sow capsicum seedlings in two rows.
- Capsicum planting can also be done on a raised bed with plastic mulch to conserve water and prevent weed growth.
- Every day, water the seedlings with a rose can until they are fully established.