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CHILLI Hot Portugal

Capsicum annum

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SKU Code: V 257a

Family: Solanaceae

Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub

Seed per packet: 25

The cultivar, Hot Portugal has smooth dark green leaves and white flowers. The pod is tapered, starts out green but changes to red when mature in about 64 days. Grows to 100 mm in length and 20 mm in width.

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.

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