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  • Chilli - Habanero Red

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    (Capsicum chinense) - Certified Organic Seed - Grown at Greenpatch Organic Seeds

    Red Habanero chilli is a bushing plant growing to 1 metre. Fruit are a glossy red getting to 4cm across. Will fruit in pots but much larger yields will be achieved in the garden. Use in cooking or chilli sauce. Remove seeds & pith to reduce heat if desired.

    Heat Level: 6/10

    Chilli's are relatively pest free.

    How to Grow

    Chilli's are a fast growing annual/short lived perennial depending on the particular variety and your climatic conditions. In warmer climates or using hot houses in cooler climates chillis will grow as short lived perennials meaning you can get 2+ years from a chilli plant. Frost or cold winters will prevent this from happening and you will more then likely need to re-plant each season.

    Chilli's like very fertile well drained soil in a sunny or part shade position. Sow seeds during late winter in a hot house or during spring & summer without a hot house. It's best to sow in pots, cover seed with 3mm of soil then transplant seedlings at 5cm to garden position space 80cm apart.

    Caution handle seeds with care, may cause irritation.

    Sow Spring-Summer

    Sow in pots then transplant to the garden at 5cm tall

    Seed packet contains approx. 25 seeds

    120 days to harvest

    Uses

    Habanero chilli is a common popular variety used for a variety of things. They are comonly used for habanero poppers. You can use this variety in sauces but we recommend blending with another milder variety to reduce the heat. Chillis have an array of uses being Ideal for adding heat to cooked foods, sauces and bottling.