Chilli- Scotch Bonnet Red

Capsicum chinensis


Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

$2.00
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Chilli- Scotch Bonnet Red

Capsicum chinensis

NOT TO NZ


  • 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)
Row Spacing: 100cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Days to Maturity/flowering: 85 days
Care: 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
Botanical name: Capsicum chinensis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Seeds per gram: 140

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