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Chilli Pepper 'Demon Red' (Very Hot)Capsicum annuumChili Pepper

Just £3.69

Half-Hardy Annual
What is Half-Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Can be grown outdoors but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.
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1 packet (8 chilli pepper seeds) £3.69 Despatch: within 24 hours
Description Sowing More Info Delivery Reviews
Chilli Pepper 'Demon Red' produces upward facing, very hot chilli peppers throughout summer. This very dwarf variety was specially bred for growing on a windowsill or in patio containers, where it makes an attractive plant for edible or ornamental use. This compact RHS AGM variety produces prolific yields, grown indoors or outside. Height and spread: 35cm (14").

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Patio, Greenhouse, Conservatory

Half-hardy

Full sun

Up to 35cm (13.8in)

Up to 35cm (13.8in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

1 Packet (8 Chilli Pepper Seeds) (TT00061)

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Water chilli pepper plants regularly throughout the growing season and feed weekly with a high potash tomato fertiliser once the first fruits have set. Taller varieties of chilli peppers may require staking. Provide a thick mulch of organic matter around the base of the plants to help conserve moisture and reduce weed growth. In greenhouses, maintain high humidity by damping down paths daily. Harvest chillies singly by cutting them from the plant with secateurs or pull the entire plant when full of red peppers, and hang upside down in the kitchen for use all year round. Chilli peppers grown outdoors must be harvested before the first frosts.

Sow Chilli Pepper seeds on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed sowing mix and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place seed trays in a propagator at a temperature of 18-25C (64-77F) until after germination, which takes 7-10 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination.


When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into individual 7.5cm (3") pots of compost and grow on in cooler conditions. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, transplant them into grow bags and containers, or plant them in well prepared beds of fertile, moist, well drained soil. Chili peppers may be grown undercover in a greenhouse or polytunnel, or grown outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun. When growing chilli peppers outdoors, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to transplanting them. Space pepper plants at a distance of 50cm (20") apart.

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Reviews

Prolific and very hot 2016-05-08

I have never seen so many chillies on one plant before, there must be hundreds! My son in law is very impressed with them, he likes hot chillies and these are very hot. Absolutely no trouble to grow, or to set fruit. Will definitely grow them again next year.

T&M replied on 2016-08-05: Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with your Chillis. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

Stunning little plant 2015-04-09

My plants have flowered beautifully and are producing some real demon chillis. Don't be fooled by the Scoville scale rating - these boys can pack a real punch! I recommned placing the planted chillies in an airing cupboard for a week - the constant comfortable temperature seems to aid germination.

T&M replied on 2015-09-03: Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad to hear that you have been happy with your order. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.