Chilli Pepper 'Spangles Twilight'Capsicum annuumChili Pepper

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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Easy to grow and long cropping

Colourful chillies with a mild, sweet flavour

Perfect for growing in the greenhouse or on a windowsill

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Height Up to 75cm (30in)
Spread Up to 45cm (18in)

Half-hardy Annual

greenhouse

full sun

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Description
Easy to grow and with a fantastically long cropping season, Chilli Pepper ‘Spangles’ provides summer-long harvest of sweet, mild chillies for multiple culinary dishes. Not only productive but also highly ornamental, this variety provides a four-colour display with masses of neat cone-shaped chillies which emerge purple before gradually changing to white, then orange and finally ripening to bright red. Wonderfully versatile, use these beautiful, mild chillies to add colour and flavour to salads, side dishes, curries or use them to make a delicious sweet chilli sauce. Height: 75cm (30”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


1 packet (10 seeds) (KA9863)

Sowing

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 18-20C (64-68F) for up to 14 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. 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 in a sunny position at a spacing of 45cm (18”) apart. Chilli 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.

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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.
Delivery

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Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

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Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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