Seed Exchange - (C. frutescens) Small peppers, big attitude! Mounded 8" plants covered with ½" tabasco-type fruits ripening from green to a rich deep red. Averages 200 fruits per plant. If picked clean, a colorful second crop will set just in time for your holiday decorations. Perfect for container growing. 85 days from transplant. Hot.
Tabasco-type fruits grow to ½ inch
Good for container growing
85 days from transplant
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.
Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost
Plant 1/4" deep
Germinates in 14 days
Plant Rows 12-24" apart
Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability