Hot Chilli Pepper Basket of Fire F1

£1.49£13.99

A stunning UK bred F1 variety delivering a bushy growing habit of 30cm tall with a spread up to 50cm making it perfect for hanging baskets and containers alike.  The main attraction is the huge crop of small, medium to hot chilies (70,000-80,000 Scoville) which mature from deep purple through yellow and orange to a bright shade of scarlet red, creating a fabulous display.

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Hot Chilli Pepper Basket of Fire F1

Hot Chilli Pepper Basket of Fire F1. A stunning UK bred F1 variety delivering a bushy growing habit of 30cm tall with a spread up to 50cm making it perfect for hanging baskets and containers alike.  The main attraction is the huge crop of small, medium to hot chilies (70,000-80,000 Scoville) which mature from deep purple through yellow and orange to a bright shade of scarlet red, creating a fabulous display.  With stands cooler UK temperatures outdoors better than most, whilst equally at home under glass.

Cultivation Advice Hot Chilli Pepper Basket of Fire F1

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F+

Days To Harvest: 100

Planting Depth: 1/4in

Spacing, Plant: 12 inches

Light: Greenhouse / Conservatory

  • 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 70degrees F+.
  • Temperature is critical for germination.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves.
  • When 4-5 inches plant 12″ 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.