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Capsicum Annuum 'Basket Of Fire'

 

Chilli Pepper 'Basket Of Fire'

A small upright shrub with glossy green leaves of varying sizes depending on the variety. Chillies tend to be long, narrow, tapering fruit. The single flowers are an off-white (sometimes purplish) color while the stem is densely branched and up to 24ins tall. 'Basket of Fire' is a bushy, compact plant that produces a lot of small, multi-coloured, hot chillies (the chillies start purple and ripen through yellow and orange to bright red). The have a heat rating (SHU) of around 80,000 .

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plant Features
  • Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Chilli Pepper 'Basket Of Fire'

Latin name

Capsicum Annuum 'Basket Of Fire'

type

Vegetable

family

Solanaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Chilli Pepper Basket Of Fire is 0.40meters x 0.35meters 0.40 M 0.35 M

Capsicum Annuum 'Basket Of Fire'

A small upright shrub with glossy green leaves of varying sizes depending on the variety. Chillies tend to be long, narrow, tapering fruit. The single flowers are an off-white (sometimes purplish) color while the stem is densely branched and up to 24ins tall. 'Basket of Fire' is a bushy, compact plant that produces a lot of small, multi-coloured, hot chillies (the chillies start purple and ripen through yellow and orange to bright red). The have a heat rating (SHU) of around 80,000 .


Planting

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant container grown chillies in the greenhouse border when large enough to handle, about 2ft between plants

 

Propagation by seed in spring

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Sow seed in divided trays in early spring under glass in heat. Plant out in greenhouse border when risk of frost is passed.

 
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