Hot Chilli Pepper Royal Black

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An eye-catching variety with dark purple foliage and stems, almost black with an occasional variegated growing tip of green, purple, and creamy white.

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Hot Chilli Pepper Royal Black

Hot Chilli Pepper Royal Black. An eye-catching variety with dark purple foliage and stems, almost black with an occasional variegated growing tip of green, purple, and creamy white. The undersides of the leaves are green with purple venation.  Bullet-shaped hot purple/black fruits measuring 1/2″ wide by 1-1/4″ high, are borne upright on 2 foot well-branched plants and turn to red when fully mature.  Excellent for spicy dishes and vinegars.   Foliage has an oriental quality and makes a good ornamental plant.

Cultivation Advice Hot Chilli Pepper Royal Black

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F+

Days To Harvest: 90-100

Planting Depth: 1/4in

Spacing, Plant: 18 inches

Light: Greenhouse / Conservatory / Windowsill

  • Sow seeds 1/4″ deep in 3in pots with quality seed compost.  Keep moist.
  • Seedlings emerge in 10-21 days at a minimum 70 degrees F+.  Temperature is critical for germination.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves and move to slightly cooler conditions
  • When 4-5 inches plant to final container with planst spaced 18″ apart with root ball 1/2″ below the soil surface.
  • Keep moist and feed when flowering with tomato type fertiliser.
  • Can be harvestedfrom once blue through to final maturity.