Royal Black Chili Seeds
Info: The Royal Black Chili is a beautiful ornamental and edible pepper from the USA. Stems and leaves are dark purple (almost black) and the undersides of the leaves are green with purple veins. The plant is about 75 cm high and gets beutiful violet-purple flowers. The upright and fiery hot peppers color from dark purple / black to bright red when ripe. They are suitable for salsas and sauces, for drying and pickling.
Care: The germination temperature is between 20 und 28°C (7 - 20 day germination period), therefore the use of a greenhouse and a heating mat 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.
|Level of spiciness||8|
|Scoville||30.000 - 50.000 SHU|
|optimal germination temperature||20 - 28 °C|
|Sowing||Jan. - Apr.|
|Flowers||violet (Mai- Jul.)|
|Plant growth habit||bushy, approx. 75 cm in height|
|Ripening||from black and orange to red|
|Fruit appearance||oval, approx. 1 x 4 cm|
|Ripening time||70 - 80 days|