Chilli- Scotch Bonnet Red

Capsicum chinense


Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

$2.25
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Chilli- Scotch Bonnet Red

Capsicum chinense


  • Good for sauces
  • HOT (HEAT: 10/10)


Extremely hot variety that originates from the Caribbean Islands.  Plants grow to around 50cm and produce green, bonnet shaped fruit, that change colour to bright red when mature. Sweet flavour with extreme heat, rated at around 200,000 - 325,000 Scoville units.  Most commonly used to make sauces and flavour meals.  Related to the Habanero.  Also known as 'Caribbean Red' and 'Bonney Pepper'.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring or after frost (anytime in warm climates)
Germination: 7-21 days @ 22-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing: 100cm
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 85 days
*Notes: Keep well watered. Pick regularly to encourage more fruit. Some plants may need staking. Can be grown in containers. Protect from aphids. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: G1-14)
Seeds per gram: 140 seeds


SKU G1-14
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Capsicum chinense
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Seeds per gram: 140

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