Organic Hot Chilli Pepper – Jamaican Red

An unusual shaped bright red, thin-skinned squash type hot pepper.  Very compact, densely foliaged plants bear an abundance of interesting shaped fruits with a very spicy taste, similar in heat to Scotch Bonnet.

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Organic HOT CHILLI PEPPER JAMAICAN RED

An unusual shaped bright red, thin-skinned squash type hot pepper.  Very compact, densely foliaged plants bear an abundance of interesting shaped fruits with a very spicy taste, similar in heat to Scotch Bonnet.  The fruits have a delicious smoky-fruity flavour. Matures 95+ days from germination.

Cultivation Advice Organic HOT CHILLI PEPPER JAMAICAN RED

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+.  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.