Half hardy Annual
Description – Bred for growing on a windowsill or in patio containers. Chili Pepper Demon Red produces attractive, very dwarf plants, for edible and ornamental use. The flowers and upward pointing fruits of Chili Pepper Demon Red start green and turn bright red, are produced throughout the season.
Prolific yields throughout the season, indoors or outside.
Sowing – Sow seeds March to April. Place seeds on the surface of a free-draining compost and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator at 18-21C (65-20F) until after germination, which takes 7-10 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination.
Growing – Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Plant in final situation when plants are 1cm (4in) high, 45cm (18in) apart.
For indoor crops, plant into growbags or pots.
For outdoor crops, acclimatise plants
Aftercare – Feed plants weekly with a high potash tomato fertiliser once first fruits have set.
Harvest – July, August, September, October