Chilli 'Pequin' (Capsicum annuum)

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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.

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.


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.

Herb Attributes

HarvestApproximately 8-12 weeks
PositionPart to Full Sun
Heat rating out of 109