TROPICA® - Chili Pepper "Chilli Gorria“ (Capsicum annum) - 10 Seeds
Worth knowing: Like tomatos, paprika and chilli peppers are plants of the nightshade family, they are annual and grow to heights of about 50-180 cm depending on the variety. The flowers are of white to purple colour and they are self-pollinating. The fruits are rich in vitamines, some varieties can be processed into powder and there are a lot of shapes and colours. Chilis are hot, from mild-hot to hellish hot. The plants are very ornamental and well-suited for pot or tub cultivation. They feel very comfortable in warm positions meaning they are well-suited for indoor or greenhouse cultivation.
Origin: The chili pepper from the Basque country. It is equally typical for the region as the berret is and one cannot imagine French or Spanish cuisine without it. It produces bright, fiery red, pointed, tapered fruits and has a very convincing taste, for it is very intense, however, not too hot. On the pugency scale according to Scoville it scores 1500 to 2500.
Propagation: Moisten the soil before sowing, sprinkle the seeds on the soil, cover very thinliy and press on lightly. At 20°-26°C, the seeds germinate after 8-14 days.
Care: Provide the young plants with suitable fertilizer already at the beginning of March. Specific tomato and pepper fertilizer has a long-term effect and can be tilled into the soil well. The position should be bright to sunny and warm. Water extensively. Nightly temperatures should not drop below 16°C.