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Best Food Plants To Grow In Summer Season

If you feel like growing food plants this summer, here's a list to start with.

Kritika Madhukar

Growing plants is never an easy task, particularly during the time when the severe summer is at its peak. However, humans have devised a variety of solutions to grow plants, and yet our gardens seem to be the ones that bear the brunt of the sun's rays. 

Enlisted are some of the plants that you can grow during the months when summer is at its peak. 

Tomatoes

Tomatoes originally came through Central and South America and are now being grown worldwide. It is eaten in a variety of ways, including cooked and raw as well as in a variety of other ways. Tomatoes thrive in temperatures ranging from 65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. It is cultivated in 7500 different cultivars around the world and is used for a wide range of purposes. Tomatoes can be grown in almost every type of soil, excluding heavy clay. The loamy and sandy soils are considered the best for growing tomatoes.

Beans

Beans are plants that thrive in warm weather conditions. They have been cultivated for the longest time. There are approximately 40000 different types of beans in the world. It usually takes up to 60 days to fully mature before being harvested.

Ginger

Ginger is a perennial annual plant that is used as both a spice and a medicine. This can be cultivated in May and will take four to six months to mature before being harvested. The ginger plant reaches a height of about 4-5 feet on average. Ginger of the highest quality can be cultivated by using soft sandy soil with high potassium and phosphorus content.  

Capsicum

Capsicum, also widely recognized as peppers or bell peppers can be grown in a variety of colors. The seeds thrive in the soil temperature ranging from 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit well. Seeds will not germinate if the soil temperatures drop below 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

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