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CHILLI Santa Fe Grande

Capsicum annum

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SKU Code: V 337

Family: Solanaceae

Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub

Seed per packet: 25

Santa Fe Grande is a medium sized attractive open pollinated variety of chilli. The plant produces a very heavy crop of conical shaped thick walled 7cm (3in) fruits which have a pendant habit. The peppers start off as a pale yellow colour before maturing to either a brilliant orange or a fiery red. The peppers have a slightly sweet taste and are about the same heat as a Jalapeno.

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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