VEGETABLE HOT CHILLI PEPPER BOLIVIAN RAINBOW

A stunning edible and ornamental hot pepper with purple foliage and flowers.  The main attraction is the profusion of small cone shaped fruit held above the foliage in a rainbow of colours on 2 to 3 ft. tall plants.

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VEGETABLE HOT CHILLI PEPPER BOLIVIAN RAINBOW

VEGETABLE HOT CHILLI PEPPER BOLIVIAN RAINBOW. A stunning edible and ornamental hot pepper with purple foliage and flowers.  The main attraction is the profusion of small cone shaped fruit. Held above the foliage in a rainbow of colours on 2 to 3 ft. tall plants.

The fruits starts out purple, but turn to yellow to orange, and finally to red. With all colour stages on the plant at once for a fantastic effect. Very hot peppers are edible, but are mainly grown for their striking appearance. (30,000 – 50,000 Scovilles).

These seeds are supplied directly from the commercial producer and fresh from the latest harvest.

Cultivation Advice VEGETABLE HOT CHILLI PEPPER BOLIVIAN RAINBOW

  • Germination requires constant soil temperatures of between 18-25C.
  • Soil based compost is best and should be fine and free-draining.
  • Germination in 14-21 days, patience is required.
  • Sow from Feb onwards in the UK indoors with heat provided
  • and lightly cover with vermiculite if possible to 1/4in depth.
  • The seed does not require light during germination; however,
  • once the seeds have germinated you need to provide adequate light for the seedlings.
  • If intending to move to a cooler conservatory or greenhouses in early summer
  • gradually acclimatise the plants both to the higher light levels and temperatures.
  • Please note this variety is not suited to outdoor cultivation in the Uk and is best grown under glass..