Chilli ‘Tabasco’

Wow! That’s what everyone says when they see this plant with 500 yellow, orange and red fruit. It is a stunning ornamental shrub.

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Description

(Capsicum frutescens)

Wow! That’s what everyone says when they see this plant with 500 yellow, orange and red fruit. It is a stunning ornamental shrub.

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

The famous McIllhenny Tabasco sauce from Louisiana is made from this chilli. Adds authentic flavour to cajan/creole dishes but can be used in all cuisines.

Herb Attributes

Harvest Approximately 8-12 weeks
Position Part to Full Sun
Height 115cm
Width 110cm
Lifespan Perennial
Heat rating out of 10 7