The ultimate chilli for Jamaican jerk sauce. Know for it’s gorgeous deep-brown colour.
Appearance: Deep-brown chilli’s
Latin Name: Capsicum chinense
Name: Chocolate Habanero Hot Pepper
Variety: Chilli Pepper
Quantity: 10 seeds
Plant size: Height 70cm, width 45cm
Container size: Height 30cm, width 30cm
Sowing: Indoor February-March, Outdoors May-June
Timing: Germination 15-30 days, harvesting 90-120 days
Spacing: When sowing 3-5cm, when transplanting 25-35cm
Growing: Full sun, regular watering, allow to dry out, well drained light and fertile soil, use heavy feeder when feeding
Caring: Habaneros like it hot: the soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C to ensure good germination
Supporting: Pollinators will increase the fruit set
Pests: Ladybirds will prevent aphid attacks
Harvesting: The more peppers you pick, the more you will harvest! Pick the peppers often- as soon aa they ripen to ensure a continuous harvest
Medicinal: Contain a high concentration of vitamins and minerals. Can relieve pain.
Eating: Try using the chocolate habanero in a cake with avocado buttercream
Companion plant: Basil, okra onions, calendula, mint, oregano, thyme
All seeds come in robust packaging with seeding/growing instructions.