Hot Chilli Pepper Numex Sandia

£8.99

The 24-26in high plants deliver heavy yields of 6in long fruits of good flavour, mild heat with medium to tick walls. Heat increases as the fruits mature.

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Hot Chilli Pepper Numex Sandia

Hot Chilli Pepper Numex Sandia. A mild heirloom variety introduced and refined by New Mexico state university. The 24-26in high plants deliver heavy yields of 6in long fruits of good flavour, mild heat with medium to tick walls. Heat increases as the fruits mature. A favorite for roasting, the peppers are also often dried to create decorative strings, or ristras.

 Cultivation Advice Hot Chilli Pepper Numex Sandia

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F+

Days To Harvest: 120

Planting Depth: 1/4in

Spacing, Plant: 18-24 inches

Light: Greenhouse / Conservatory / 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 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 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.