(Capsicum annum ‘Punjab’)
Heat Rating out of 10: 7
A thin elongated chilli from the Punjab region of India that ages from green to red. One of the more popular Indian chillies.
Basil – Thia, lemon, lime and green ruffles, garlic, ginger, coriander, Vietnamese coriander, lemongrass, chives. Seafood, all meats and most vegetables along with coconut, lime 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 this fiery little fruit into their recipes. There are many forms that very in colour, shape, flavour and of course heat. This variety produces large yields of thin chillies that are very popular in Indian side dishes and salads .
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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