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Best potting mix for potted hot peppers

I've been doing it for a few years using different brands and blends. I seem to have the best success with a blend I make myself. Seems to work even better than the Pro Mix or Fafard by itself.

Basically it is 1/3 potting mix, 1/3 peat moss, 1/3 (sand/perlite blend (50/50)) builders sand or builders base / leveling sand. Then I generally amend that with that Jersey green sand and a scoop of homemade fertilizer (alfalfa meal/bonemeal/blood meal/cotton meal/epsom salt mix)

Works great and the drainage is just as good as the Pro Mix with the wetting agents. I use this mix for seedlings (for this I skip the fertilizer step) as well as plants at all stages. I actually use this on my potted roses as well and they are all doing exceptionally well.

Anyone want to post what works for them will be greatly appreciated!

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