Pepper Hot -Biquino Red

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A unique tear dropped shaped variety originating from Brazil (Biquinho means “Little Beak” in Portuguese). The small fruits (2-3cm in length) are produced in abundance with a fruity flavour and crunchy texture.  The heat is very mild at under 1000 Scovilles.  The plants are bushy and suitable for container growing.  These popular chillies are often found preserved in jars or used on pizzas.

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Pepper Hot Biquino Red

A unique tear dropped shaped variety originating from Brazil (Biquinho means “Little Beak” in Portuguese). The small fruits (2-3cm in length) are produced in abundance with a fruity flavour and crunchy texture.  The heat is very mild at under 1000 Scovilles.  The plants are bushy and suitable for container growing.  These popular chillies are often found preserved in jars or used on pizzas.

Cultivation Advice Pepper Hot Biquino Red

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 75F preferable closer to 85F if possible 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.