Chilli 'Pequin' (Capsicum annuum)
Short lived perennial, two to three years in mild climates. Prolific bearer of birds-eye fruit. Very ornamental bush with green, purple and red fruit.
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.
This very hot chilli from Mexico is for the Macho Macho Man. It has a sweet smokey flavour with citrus, corn and nutty overtones. Popular in Tex-Mex cuisines.
|Harvest||Approximately 8-12 weeks|
|Position||Part to Full Sun|
|Heat rating out of 10||9|