Peanuts - undemanding plant, it is quite possible to try to grow in the home.
But take care that the nuts are taken for planting, not subjected to pre-roasting, or sprouting, you will never live to see.
Open the peanut pod carefully select fromhim nuts. Planting can be an ordinary flower pot filled with garden soil and half mixed with sand. Simply insert the seed into the ground, well it pour, and start waiting. In a short time out of the land seem green sprout.
Wait until the plant reaches 10 cm in height and transplant it in a pot of at least 30-40 cm in diameter. Peanut - Subtropical plant, so you shouldtry to create the most comfortable conditions for him. Do not allow the soil temperature drops below 18 ° C, provide the plant a good watering, warm ambience and plenty of light.
peanut plant can reach 30 or even 60 cmtall, in appearance it is like a small shrub with a solid trunk and angular perevidnymi leaves. Bright yellow peanut flowers are very beautiful and have a memorable aroma, but they live exactly one day, then the flower falls off, and the fruit bud is formed in its place. Long branches with nuts ovaries future sag and fall to the ground. Ovaries thus can dive into the ground at 5-8 cm. Try not to miss this moment, give nuts to reach the ground, and then gently prikopat them. Immediately reduce the intensity of irrigation and be patient. Aging peanut fruit lasts 180-200 days, but even extracted from the ground, they are not ready for consumption. You have to dry them without removing it from the pod in an oven at 120 ° C for 20 minutes.