Chilli

Chilli 'Adorno'

Chilli - Chilli  'Adorno'

Common Name: Chilli
Genus: Chilli
Cultivar: 'Adorno'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: TenderHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.25 m (25 cm)

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Harvest: July to October
Months to Sow Inside: February to May



An early very hot variety that produces dark green fruits which grow pointing upwards and ripen to a rich reddy-violet. These form on a compact plant with greeny-violet leaves

Voted 10th hottest by BBC Gardeners World in the 2006 Hottest Chilli Trials.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow indoors - February to May. Sow 1cm deep in trays or alternatively two seeds per pot selecting the strongest seedling. Use multi purpose compost to cover seeds. Plant out in a greenhouse April to June.
    When plants reach 20cm high pinch out the tips to encourage more side shoots to form - and therefore you will get more peppers. Feed regularly with high-potash tomato feed once the fruits begin to form.

    Harvest: July to October


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