Chilli ‘Pequin’

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.

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Description

(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.

Use

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

Harvest Approximately 8-12 weeks
Position Part to Full Sun
Height 85cm
Width 70cm
Lifespan Perennial
Heat rating out of 10 9