Chilli Pepper Cayenne Hot

Overview

Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum

These peppers (chillies) are so useful in pickles, sauces and curries. Chilli vinegar can be made from the green fruits.

Warnings: Harmful via skin.

We hope you enjoy these chilli seeds, just another great example of vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

Learn some information on 'Growing Chillies' or browse our other 'Chilli Seeds!'

How To Grow

Sow in pots or trays of seed compost, lightly covering the seed. Maintain gentle warmth (a kitchen windowsill is suitable) and keep compost moist but not saturated. Transplant to the greenhouse in May or outdoors in a warm sheltered spot in October. Alternately grow in 8" pots. Keep plants well watered and feed regularly with liquid manure.

When To Plant

South Island: Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Harvest

10-14 weeks