Pepper Chile Thai Hot HEIRLOOM Seeds

Pepper Chile Thai Hot HEIRLOOM Seeds

Capsicum annuum

Item #0182

90 days from transplanting. The chile-loving Thais consume more hot peppers than any other culture. Discover the delights of Thai Hot flavor in your favorite stir-fry or other Asian dish! Compact, mounding 8" tall plants covered with 1 1/2"–3" long, upright red and green peppers at the same time is a festive and unique choice for patio containers. 50,000–100,000 Scoville heat units (very hot).

This packet yields approximately 24 plants when started indoors.

Days to Emerge:
10-25 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
Start indoors

Row/Mound Spacing:
2'-3’

Thinning:
Start indoors,
plant seedlings
24” apart outside


When to sow outside: For mild climates only: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 70°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°‒90°F. Transplant seedlings outside 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, and when daytime temperatures are at least 70°F, and nighttime temperatures are at least 55°F. Mild Climates: Can also sow in late summer for fall/winter crop.

Harvesting: Harvest when peppers have turned from green to red. When harvesting, take care to avoid touching the interior of any broken peppers, as the capsaicin is an extreme irritant, especially to the eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after harvesting or wear gloves to harvest peppers.

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