With 9,000 years of cultivation behind them, it is no wonder that there are a myriad of varieties in a multitude of colours available to the home gardener – all have their origins in wild species native to Central and South America.
The round 1 ½in/4cm fruits are spicy sweet and can be used when green or red. Widely used in Mexican cooking, the fruits are excellent for pickling and for adding zest to salads and dips. Harvest regularly.
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Start seed indoors 6 - 8 weeks before outdoor planting after all danger of frost to obtain healthy transplants. Choose a sunny location with fertile soil and good drainage. Improve sandy or clay soils with compost
- Planting Depth: 6mm (1/4in)
- Seed Spacing: 12mm (1/2in)
- Row Spacing: 60cm - 75cm (24in - 30in)
|Days To Sprout:||15 - 20 days|
|Days To Maturity:||78 days|