SUPPLIER: Sandveld Organics
STATUS: Certified Organic
SOURCE: Local to South Africa *Some original seed banks were sourced from Switzerland and America but seeds are now harvested in SA
COMMENTS: As a general rule the smaller the pod the hotter the taste.
PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS:Grow in seed trays and plant out in 4 -6 weeks. Sow at depth 3x seed diameter. 40 – 50cm apart. Harvest 9 – 11 weeks. Wear gloves to pick hot chillies. Like warm frost free weather. protect with glass or plastic covers if planting outside in cool times. Most varieties need a long growing period to produce many fruit.
COMPANIONS: Best grown in seperate beds, plenty light and air circulation.
OTHER USEFUL INFO: The book called “”Janes Delicious Garden”” can be a useful handy book to have when planting organic seeds. Please google for details. Please see our Seeds of Knowledge page for more useful tips on sustainable vegetable production.