The peanut or peanut is a legume plant from the American continent and can be grown in a pot. In this AgroCorrn article, we are going to explain step by step how to grow a peanut plant in a pot.
Steps to growing a peanut plant
- Mix the following in a pot: black soil, river sand, and compost. The substrate must be loose, well drained and with abundant nutrients for the plant to grow.
- Insert two or three peanut seeds – Arachis hypogaea – into the center of the pot four fingers deep.
- Water with special water with nutrients or take advantage of rainwater.
- Pull out any weeds or weeds that may grow through the pot while the plant is growing.
- When the leaves are yellow, it means that the plant has reached the maturity of the edible part of the fruit.
- To determine when to harvest, open one of the pods and check that the color inside the seed is pink or red.
- Then, pluck the entire plant from the pot and leave it hanging in an airy place out of the sun.
- When you see that the plant has completely dried, you can take the pods that contain the edible seeds.
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