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- Order number: 133519
- Chili spiciness: 6Very hot
Nepal Snakebite Chili Seeds
Information: The Nepal Snakebite Chili comes - as the name suggests - from Nepal and is as strong as a snake bite. The pods are up to 20 cm long and have a typical chilli taste and a medium to strong heat. The thin fruit walls make them ideal for drying and making chilli powder. The plants grow to a height of approx. 80 cm and are very productive.
Care: Germination temperature is between 22°C and 28°C (germination period: 12-21 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 placed in a sunny, protected place with at least 6 hours of sunlight - preferably more. 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.
You can find plenty of useful tips for successfully growing chili plants in our Chili Growing Guide and in the Chili Journal.
|Scoville||approx. 15,000 SHU|
|Optimum germinating temperature||22 - 28 °C|
|Seeding||Jan - Apr|
|Flowers||White (May - Aug)|
|Growth habit||Bushy, 60 - 90 cm tall|
|Maturation||From green to orange-red|
|Fruit`s appearance||Oblong, thin, up to 20 cm long, slightly twisted|
|Maturation period||90 days|