Are you still buying bell peppers from the grocery store? Well, this viral TikTok video just might entice you to grow your own.
This video by @alexveevlogs shows just how many bell peppers you can grow from the scraps of a single pepper.
And let us tell you, the rate in which it grows is crazy!
@alexveevlogs Replying to @Hawaii Khai Seed update just for you 🤣😋 im running out of places to put these plants 😱😱😱 #vegetablegarden #gardeningforbeginners #raisedbedgarden #springgarden2023 #veggiegarden #vegetablegardeningforbeginners #growyourownfood ♬ original sound - Alex Vee | Minivlogs ⚡
With over 1.3 million views and 81.2K likes, this video has caught the attention of home gardeners everywhere.
In the video, the creator shares a simple trick for growing an entire bed of bell peppers simply from the seeds of a single bell pepper.
In the video, @alexveevlogs demonstrates how to grow bell peppers from the seeds inside the peppers you typically buy at the grocery store.
He said, "Simply take the seeds and sprinkle them in a pot or raised bed filled with soil. Cover them with a little bit of dirt, and then water them in. In just 1 or 2 weeks, the seeds will start to sprout, and you'll have your very own bell pepper plants!"
The creator even admits to having an addiction to this trick and shows off their impressive "Pepper Palace" filled with bell pepper plants.
Now let's take a closer look at this clever gardening hack and see what people are saying about it in the comments.
The comments section of this video is filled with other home gardeners who are excited to try this trick for themselves.
One user, @mikuhl, even jokes that it feels illegal to buy fruit at the grocery store and then plant it to create clones for free.
Another user, @llsmns637, asks if they can do this at any time, to which other viewers reply that it's best to wait until after the last frost date to ensure the plants have the best chance of survival.
Finally, @_jennyg333 shares that they just stuck the whole pepper in the ground and it went nuts, showing that there are multiple ways to grow your own bell peppers at home.
On a side note, if you're interested in growing bell peppers all year round, there is a way to grow them indoors. Read about it here: How To Grow Bell Peppers Indoors [Inc. From Scraps]
Never Throw Your Bell Pepper Scraps Again
Growing your own bell peppers at home has never been easier thanks to this video from @alexveevlogs.
Once you start planting, you might find yourself addicted to this fun and easy gardening hack.
With just a few simple steps, you can have your own "Pepper Palace" and enjoy fresh, home-grown bell peppers all season long.
And if you want to grow other types of peppers, you can try a variety that you can also grow indoors like habaneros. Read about it here: How To Grow Habanero Peppers Indoors