Half hardy Annual
Description – Small, upright yellow-green fruits about 1in. long turning scarlet when ripe. Chili Pepper tabasco is extremely hot.
Sowing – Sow seeds March to early April. Sow seeds thinly on the surface of a good free draining compost. Cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator at 18-20C (64-68F) until after germination, which usually takes 10 days.
Growing – Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Plant in final situation when 1cm (4in) high, 45cm (18in) apart. For indoor crops: plant into growbags or pots. For outdoor crops: acclimatise plants for 1-15 days before planting o
Aftercare – Feed weekly with a high potash tomato fertiliser once first fruits have set.
Harvest – August to October