Chilli

Chilli 'Hungarian Hot Wax'

Chilli - Chilli  'Hungarian Hot Wax'

Common Name: Chilli
Genus: Chilli
Cultivar: 'Hungarian Hot Wax'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: TenderHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Sow Depth: 1.0 cm
Harvest: July to October
Months to Sow Inside: February to May



An early hot variety that is quite vigorous. It produces long conical light green fruits that turn yellow when ripe. An ideal plant for containers it will flourish on a sunny patio or windowsill. It is an incredibly versatile pepper that can be eaten young when still very mild or left to mature to develop serious heat.

  • 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 and therefore more peppers. Feed regularly with a high-potash tomato feed when the fruits begin to form.

    Harvest: July to October


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