Organic Hot Chilli Pepper Black Olive

An exciting new ornamental type hot pepper which thrives in warmer conditions. The plants have an upright habit with nicely draping leaves and dark purple/black fruit which appeared in small clusters along the stems.

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Organic Hot Chilli Pepper Black Olive

An exciting new ornamental type hot pepper which thrives in warmer conditions. The plants have an upright habit with nicely draping leaves and dark purple/black fruit which appeared in small clusters along the stems. As summer progresses, the fruits mature to red giving a beautiful contrast against the dark purple foliage and bright purple flowers.  Plants average 20”.  Fruits are hot and edible.

Cultivation advice Organic Hot Chilli Pepper Black Olive

 

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.