Chilli 'Long Cayenne' (Capsicum annum)

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Chilli 'Long Cayenne' (Capsicum annum)

A medium sized bush with attractive, pendulous fruit that ages from green to red. This variety originates in Mexico.        A thin walled fruit that is good for drying.

Growing Tips

Plant in a protected spot out of fierce sunlight and wind in a well-drained but moist soil. May need some support when it ages.

Use

Chillies form an integral part of many Asian and Latin American dishes along with some European, African and North American. Indeed over time most cuisines have added this fiery little fruit into their recipes. There are many forms that vary in colour, shape, flavour and of course heat. Thin walled fruit that are good for curries and pickling.

Herb Attributes

HarvestApproximately 8-12 weeks
PositionPart to Full Sun
Height60cm
Width 55cm
LifespanPerennial
Heat rating out of 104