Hot Chili Pepper Thai Dragon

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A favourite in Thai cooking, these long thin & pointed red peppers (7cm – 3 In) release a very strong lingering heat between 50,000 and 100,000 Scoville units. The plants grow to around 45cm (18in) tall making them suitable for windowsill cultivation and with their habit of holding their fruit upwards above the foliage also make excellent ornamental plants. (Capsicum frutescens)

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Hot Chili Pepper Thai Dragon

A favourite in Thai cooking, these long thin & pointed red peppers (7cm – 3 In) release a very strong lingering heat between 50,000 and 100,000 Scoville units. The plants grow to around 45cm (18in) tall making them suitable for windowsill cultivation and with their habit of holding their fruit upwards above the foliage also make excellent ornamental plants. (Capsicum frutescens)

Cultivation Advice Hot Chili Pepper Thai Dragon

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F+

Days To Harvest: 100

Planting Depth: 1/4in

Spacing, Plant: 18-24 inches

Light: Greenhouse / Conservatory / Sunny Windowsill

  • Sow seeds 1/4″ deep in 3in pots with quality soil based seed compost from early spring.
  • Keep moist. Seedlings emerge in 10-21 days at 70 degrees F+.
  • Temperature is critical for germination.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves.
  • When 4-5 inches plant 18″ apart in greenhouse / conservatory with root ball 1/2″ below the soil surface.
  • Keep moist and feed when flowering with tomato type fertiliser.
  • Harvest when fruits have reached full-size and full colour.