Hot Chilli Pepper Poinsettia

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A stunning very ornamental edible pepper named due to its similarity to the popular Xmas plant.  The 3” long ½” long hot hooked fruits ripen to an attractive red and are born in great abundance and top the plant as they grow upwards in large clumps.

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Hot Chilli Pepper Poinsettia

Hot Chilli Pepper Poinsettia. A stunning very ornamental edible pepper named due to its similarity to the popular Xmas plant.  The 3” long ½” long hot hooked fruits ripen to an attractive red and are born in great abundance and top the plant as they grow upwards in large clumps. Ideally suited for container and indoor cultivation growing to a maximum of 24”. Matures 90+ days from germination.

Cultivation Advice Hot Chilli Pepper Poinsettia

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F+

Days To Harvest: 90+

Planting Depth: 1/4in

Spacing, Plant: 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 or windowsill 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.