(Capsicum annum ‘Long Cayenne’)
Heat Rating out of 10: 5
A medium sized bush with attractive, pendulous fruit that ages from green to red. This variety originates in Mexico. Thin walled fruit that is good for drying.
Basil – Thia, lemon, lime and green ruffles, garlic, ginger, coriander, Vietnamese coriander, lemon grass, chives. Seafood, all meats and most vegetables along with coconut, lime and lemon all go well with chillis.
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. There are many forms that very in color, shape, flavour and of course heat. Thin walled fruit that is good for curries and pickling.
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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