A decorative small fruited chili with purple leaves. Fruits change from purple via yellow and orange to red as they ripen. Particularly attractive when grown in pots and tubs. Can also be grown in open ground. Sharpness grade: 7. Speciality for amateur gardeners.
Note: Sharpness graded on a scale of 10: 0 (mild) to 10 (very hot).Type: chilli pepperBotanical name: Capsicum frutescensRipening: mediumColour when ripe: purple - yellow - orange - redThickness of flesh: thinShape of fruit: short, three corneredGrowing situation: open ground, under glass
Sowing depth: 0.5-1 cmRaise in seed bed: for greenhouse: January till end of February for planting out from beginning of March till beginning of May
for open ground: from beginning of March till beginning of April for planting out from beginning till end of May
Seed germination temperature: 20-24 °CPlanting distance: 70 x 50 cmOptimal amount of plants: 2.5-3 plants/m²