Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub
Seed per packet: 25
Habanero magnum orange chilli is up to 7cm long; matures from green through to bright golden orange. As one of the hottest chilli in the world, the orange habanero is at least 50 times hotter than the jalapeno. They have a distinctively sweet, tropical fruity flavour and an apricot aroma.
Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers a well-drained, well fed soil in a sunny position. Annual in temperate climates perennial in the tropics.
Capsicums require warmth for germination, if starting early provide warmth.
Tropical: Year Round
Temperate: Early Spring to Early Summer
Cold: Mid-Spring to Early Summer
Sow: 6mm deep.
Grow in trays of a good seed raising mix and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 50cm
Row space: 50cm
Maturity: 10-12 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.