Kōrero: Market gardens and production nurseries

Capsicums growing in a greenhouse

Capsicums growing in a greenhouse

Capsicums or sweet peppers are grown in heated glasshouses in New Zealand. The plants are raised from seed in blocks of rockwool and nutrient solution is piped to each growing plant. Plants bear fruit for some 10 months before they are replaced.

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CropHouse
Photograph by Elly Nederhoff

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Covered vegetable crops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20016/capsicums-growing-in-a-greenhouse (accessed 21 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008