Chilli 'Thai Hot' (Capsicum frutescens)

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Chilli 'Thai Hot' (Capsicum frutescens)

A compact chilli from Thailand. Masses of tiny upright crimson-red fruit with the Thai name Prik kii Noo Suan.

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. This is a small crimson-red form that is good for use in spicy soups and stir fries.

Herb Attributes

HarvestApproximately 8-12 weeks
PositionPart to Full Sun
Height30cm
Width25cm
LifespanPerennial
Heat rating out of 108