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- Order number: 9343
- Chili spiciness: 5Hot
Firecracker Long Chili Seeds
Info: The Firecracker Chili is a small but very productive variety tha bears lots of small, red, thin chillies. The plants grow approx. 50 - 70 cm in height and are well suited for pot culture on balcony or terrace. The pods are very tasty with a medium heat while the heat can vary strongly from fruit to fruit. The chillies are versatile in use: they are suitable for fresh eating, for the salad, for cooking, drying and pickling.
Care: The germination temperature is between 22 und 28°C (8 - 20 day germination period), therefore the use of a greenhouse and a heating pad is recommended. 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.
Tips for successful chili cultivation can be found in our Chili Cultivation Instructions and in the Chili Diary.
|Heat Level||4 - 6|
|Scoville||1,500 - 15,000 SHU|
|optimal germination temperature||22 - 28 °C|
|Sowing||Jan. - Apr.|
|Plant growth habit||approx. 50 - 70 cm, bushy|
|Ripening||from green to red|
|Fruit appearance||approx. 2 x 5 cm|
|Ripening time||85 - 95 days|