Hot Chilli Pepper Bulgarian Carrot

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A very unusual European Heirloom variety (also called “shipkas”) producing baby carrot like hot fruits up to 10cm in length on 28-24” plants

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Hot Chilli Pepper Bulgarian Carrot

Hot Chilli Pepper Bulgarian Carrot. A very unusual European Heirloom variety (also called “shipkas”) producing baby carrot like hot fruits up to 10cm in length on 28-24” plants.  Bright glossy orange fruits are produced heavily in clusters close to the stem with a crunchy flesh. Compact plants ideally suited to growing in pots.

Cultivation Advice Hot Chilli Pepper Bulgarian Carrot

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F+

Days To Harvest: 100

Planting Depth: 1/4in

Spacing, Plant: 24 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+.
  • 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.