Assam Chili Seeds
Information: The Assam Chili is a very hot Capsicum annuum variety from the East Indian province of Assam. The plants grow robustly and are easy to grow. They carry a large number of the long, red, thin-walled and aromatic pods, which are used in Indian cuisine mainly for seasoning or dried. You can also let the chilies dry on the plant.
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. As the plants have a particularly long maturation period, it is recommended to grow them in a pot, so that you can easily bring the plant inside when the temperature falls below 12°C during the day, allowing all the fruits to ripen. 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||8 - 9|
|Optimum germinating temperature||22 - 28 °C|
|Seeding||Jan - Apr|
|Flowers||White (May -Aug)|
|Growth habit||bushy, approx 65 - 75 cm|
|Maturation||from green to red|
|Fruit`s appearance||oblong, 1 x 7 cm|
|Maturation period||100 days|