(Capsicum annuum ‘Golden Cayenne’)
Heat Rating out of 10: 3
A medium sized bush with attractive, pendulous fruit that tastes best when golden yellow. This is a thin walled fruit that is good for drying and use in Creole dishes.
Basil – Thai, lemon, lime and green ruffles, garlic, ginger, coriander, Vietnamese coriander, lemon grass, chives. Seafood, all meats and vegetables along with coconut, citrus and lemon all go well with chillies.
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 them into their recipes. There are many forms varying in colour, shape, flavour and heat. The Cayenne group are thin walled fruit that are good for curries, pickling and any dish from southern USA. Use instead of Jalapeno, Serrano or Delhi.
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.
Regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed will keep the plant looking good and producing lots of tasty chillies.
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