Pepper Hot – Sparky

£1.19£8.99

A versatile chilli that has performed well in Northern European greenhouses, providing an excellent supply of fruit in late summer. The 5-6 cm long fruit are held in erect clusters of 6-8 fruit on mid-height plants which grow up to 5-6 g in the greenhouse.

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Pepper Hot – Sparky

Pepper Hot – Sparky. A versatile chilli that has performed well in Northern European greenhouses, providing an excellent supply of fruit in late summer. The 5-6 cm long fruit are held in erect clusters of 6-8 fruit on mid-height plants which grow up to 5-6 g in the greenhouse. The fruit are similar in pungency and earliness to ‘ Mirch-Masala’.

Cultivation advice Pepper Hot – Sparky

Sun: full sun

Height: 1.2 m

Spread: 80 cm

Fruit Size: 6-8 cm (10-15 g)

Days to Maturity from Transplant: 100

Uses: greenhouse culture ( north), outdoor plants (south)

  • Sow seeds 1/4″ deep in 3 in pots with quality seed compost.  Keep moist.  Seedlings emerge in 10-21 days at 70 degrees 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