HOT CHILLI PEPPER BIRD EYE ITALICO

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One of the most popular Bird eye varieties in Europe producing 3 cm long hot fruits (30,000 scovilles) on vigorous compact plants that reach approx. 80cm in height and bright fire engine red when mature.

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HOT CHILLI PEPPER BIRD EYE ITALICO 60 SEEDS

One of the most popular Bird eye varieties in Europe producing 3 cm long hot fruits (30,000 scovilles) on vigorous compact plants that reach approx. 80cm in height and bright fire engine red when mature. Widely used for fresh consumption.  Also popular with spicy sauces and on traditional Mediterranean pasta dishes.  Best under glass in the UK.

 Cultivation Advice HOT CHILLI PEPPER BIRD EYE ITALICO 60 SEEDS

Days to Germination: 10-21

Days To Harvest:  70-80

Planting Depth: 1/4

Spacing: 18 inches

Light:  Sunny warm location / Greenhouse / Conservatory

  • Sow seeds 1/4″ deep in 3in pots with quality seed compost.  Keep moist.  Seedlings emerge in 10-21 days at a minimum temperature of 70-degrees F to maximise germination.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves.
  • When 4-5 inches plant 18″ apart in a warm location 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.