Ventura Chili Seeds
Information: The Ventura Chili belongs to the poblano/mulato chili family and ripens from dark green to a shiny chocolate brown. It produces more or less, heart-shaped fruit that are only mildly hot. They are thick-fleshed and have a complex, rich flavour that puts them at the top of the chilli must-have list. They can be used both at the green or brown stage. The tall, spreading plants do better in the ground, and will need some support to prevent their branches from breaking.
Care: Germination temperature is between 22°C and 28°C (germination period: 8-21 days); it is therefore recommended to use a greenhouse and a heating mat. The plants need fresh, well-fertilised, permeable soil, and do not tolerate waterlogging. They should be planted in a sunny, protected place with at least 6 hours of sunlight - preferably more. Put the plants outside approx. 2 to 3 weeks after the last frost. To keep the plant over the winter, cut it back by 20cm after harvesting and place in a light place where it is at least 15°C.
|Spice level||1 - 2|
|Scoville||10 - 1.000 SHU|
|Optimum germinating temperature||22 - 28 °C|
|Seeding||Jan - Apr|
|Growth habit||bushy, tall, approx. 120 cm|
|Maturation||from dark green to chocolate brown|
|Fruit`s appearance||elongated heart shape, 7 x 18 cm|
|Maturation period||70 - 95 days|