Chilli- Shishito

Capsicum annuum


Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

$1.25
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Chilli- Shishito

Capsicum annuum


  • Japanese variety
  • Mostly mild peppers


Long thin pepper variety with thin walls and a wrinkled appearance. Originating from Japan. Most fruits are sweet flavoured and very mildly spicy, however around ten percent of fruits are significantly hotter than others. The fruit turns red when ripe but it usually harvested when around 10cm long and still green. Commonly served sauteed, roasted, fried or as tempura. Also known as "Dragon Roll 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)
Plant Spacing: 40cm
Plant Height: 45cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 70-75 days
*Notes: Keep well watered. Pick regularly to encourage more fruit. Some plants may need staking.

(Product number: E7-04)
Seeds per gram: 200 seeds


SKU E7-04
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Capsicum annuum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Seeds per gram: 200

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