The peanut or peanut is a legume plant coming from the American continent and can be grown in a pot. In this EcologíaVerde article, we are going to explain step by step how to grow a peanut plant in a pot
Steps to Grow a Peanut Plant
- Mix the following in a pot: black earth, river sand and compost. The substrate must be loose, with good drainage and with abundant nutrients so that the plant can grow.
- Introduce two or three peanut seeds –Arachis hypogaea– inside the center of the pot four fingers deep.
- Irrigate with special water with nutrients or take advantage of rainwater.
- Pull out any weeds or weeds that may grow through the pot during plant growth.
- When the leaves have a yellow color, it means that the plant has reached the maturity of the edible part of the fruit.
- To determine harvest time, open one of the pods and check that the color inside the seed is pink or red.
- Then, pull the entire plant out of the pot and leave it hanging in an airy place that is not in the sun.
- When you see that the plant has dried completely, you can take the pods that contain the edible seeds.
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