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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:14 pm    Post subject: Fruiting Plant for my office? Reply with quote

Hiya folks,

Has anyone any suggestions for a fruiting plant for my office? My office is bright and sunny (south east facing) and gets very warm in summer (and chilly in winter - the window seals aren't very good!)

I was thinking of a hot pepper or maybe a dwarf tomato. Maybe even with basil. (I know these would just be annuals)

Anyway, what do you reckon my chances of success are? Any other suggestions?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Coolaboola,

Just a thought what about a Dragon fruit (Hylocereus Undatus) they are from a cactus.
Swiss cheese plants(Monstera Delicosa) also produce fruits but you need loads of space and the fruits take ages to ripen.
Citrus fruits are another possibility.
How about a peanut plant ?
I like the idea of Sweet and hot peppers and dwaft tomatoes (do you mean a cherry type) with basil ,As far as I am aware they are tender perennial.
What about some salad /herb leaves.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interesting ideas!

Well, I was thinking of a tomato plant with a dwarf or bush habit so that it wouldn't get too mad and spindly. That could include cherry toms.

I have seeds for some hot peppers (Hungarian Hot Wax) - I'll sow them and see how I get on. I have some tomato seeds too, but I don't think any of them are dwarf/bush (I'll have a check though)

I think the office might be a bit too warm for salad leaves during the summer. Can salad leaves grow in warmth?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:37 pm    Post subject: How did the Hungarian Hot Wax perform? Reply with quote

I saw you were planning on planting Hungarian Hot Wax peppers. My son bought the same ones and I was wondering what you thought of them? Question
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't know how you found this post but it goes back to 2009, Don't think you'll get an answer but then again I could be wrong.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There's no reason why chillies or peppers wouldn't grow on a sunny windowsill. It's all a matter of having enough space for them.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Greengage wrote:
Don't know how you found this post but it goes back to 2009, Don't think you'll get an answer but then again I could be wrong.


My guess is that he put 'hungarian hot wax peppers' into the search engine and never looked at the date.

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