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Chilli Pepper 'Numex Twilight'Capsicum annuumChili Pepper

Just £2.49

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.
1 Reviews

Colourful peppers for your patio

1 packet (10 chilli pepper seeds) £2.49 Despatch: by Monday
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A stunning, eyecatching variety and a prolific cropper too! Chilli Pepper 'Numex Twilight' produces an abundance of small, 2cm ( 3/4") upright peppers with a medium-hot flavour. The colourful chillies ripen through a rainbow of colours as they mature from purple to yellow to orange to red. This neat compact variety makes a superb ornamental edible that can be grown outdoors on the patio, or in the greenhouse for even heavier yields. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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How to grow chilli peppers


Patio, Kitchen Garden, Greenhouse, Conservatory

Half-hardy

Full sun

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Up to 45cm (17.7in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

1 Packet (10 Chilli Pepper Seeds) (TT00452)

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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

Numex Twilight 2013-07-25

Really easy to grow - I had 100% germination rate. A Real Beginners Chilli and suitable for kids. Tip: If you cut off tops with scissors below top 2 leaves when about 8" high or above they can be trained to grow into a bush habit. Alternatively allow to grow normally and they will grow a few feet high. Bush trained plants will form more fruit.