Chilli

Chilli 'Padron'

Chilli - Chilli  'Padron'

Common Name: Chilli
Genus: Chilli
Cultivar: 'Padron'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

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

  • Rate of Growth: Average

    A mid to early season chilli with a mild flavour. They form on a medium sized bushy plant that will thrive in a big container. The medium to long flat conical light green fruits turn red when ripe.

  • 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 high-potash tomato feed once the fruits begin to form.

    Harvest: July to October


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