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CHILLI Ring of the Fire

Stock: 282 Available

Capsicum annum

Family: Solanaceae

Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub

Seed per packet: 25

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Chilli Ring of Fire are small cane shaped very hot chilli peppers. There 10 cm long and pointed, ripening from green to red getting hotter as they change colour. Very quick to mature, it grows on an upright bush and can be picked green or red. This is a very productive plant.

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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