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3 Organic 'Cayenne Long Slim' Chilli Plants

Heat in abundance

The Highlights

    • 30,000 - 50,000 on the Scoville Scale–a real slow burn The Scoville Scale is the official measurement of chilli pepper heat. A Bell Pepper starts at a 0, a Jalapeno is a respectful 2,500-8,000, a fiery Scotch Bonnet is 100,000-350,000, and an absolutely hellish Carolina Reaper tops the list at 1,400,000-2,200,000MORE
    • Smoky, deep flavour–absolutely beautiful in sauces
    • Prolific cropper
    • Long, slim chillis grow up to 15cm!

3 Organic 'Cayenne Long Slim' Chilli Plants

Heat in abundance
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The Highlights

    • 30,000 - 50,000 on the Scoville Scale–a real slow burn The Scoville Scale is the official measurement of chilli pepper heat. A Bell Pepper starts at a 0, a Jalapeno is a respectful 2,500-8,000, a fiery Scotch Bonnet is 100,000-350,000, and an absolutely hellish Carolina Reaper tops the list at 1,400,000-2,200,000MORE
    • Smoky, deep flavour–absolutely beautiful in sauces
    • Prolific cropper
    • Long, slim chillis grow up to 15cm!

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

3 Plug Plants
Plug plants are small seedlings that allows you to skip the germination process involved in having to sow from seed.

Height on arrival:

10-30cm

Eventual height:

40-60cm

Eventual spread:

30cm

Tasting notes:

Deep, smokey chilli flavour

Time to first crop:

12-14 weeks
Harvest when the chillis turn bright red for maximum heat

Hardiness:

Not Hardy
Make sure to plant after first frost. Will do best in a warm greenhouse or window sill. If not possible then ensure they are planted in a sunny, sheltered position as the plant will need to be kept consistently warm to produce fruit.

Uses:

Sauce, Dried, Chilli Oil, Chilli Paste, Curries

Rootstock:

Spacing:

30-40cm
If planting in rows, then plant at least 30-40cm apart. If planting in a pot then make sure the pot is atleast 30cm across and has adequate drainage holes.

Care Guide

Good disease/pest resistance

Pepper plants can suffer from Red Spider Mites

Water Often

Full sun in a sheltered positionMORE

Full sun in a sheltered position

Chilli plants need 6-8 hours of direct sun every day. If not positioned in a greenhouse or inside space then place in a position sheltered from chilling winds such as a south-facing wall.MORE

Rich

well-draining soil

Feed Regularly

As soon as the plant begins to produce flowers then start feeding them every fortnight with a high potash feed such as organic liquid tomato feed.MORE

Not required

Put the tools down! No pruning required.MORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

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