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Chilli Birds Eye in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Capsicum Annuum 'Birds Eye'

 

Chilli 'Bird's Eye'

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) colour while the stem is densely branched and up to 24ins tall. The Bird's eye Chilli is a hot chilli (100,000–225,000 SHU) from Ethiopia and S.E Asia.. The chiliies are small, tapered and red or green

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plant Features
  • Chilli Birds Eye likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Chilli Birds Eye likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Chilli Birds Eye is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Chilli Birds Eye likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Chilli 'Bird's Eye'

Latin name

Capsicum Annuum 'Birds Eye'

type

Vegetable

family

Solanaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Chilli Birds Eye likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Chilli Birds Eye is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Chilli Birds Eye likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Chilli Birds Eye likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Chilli Birds Eye is 0.40meters x 0.60meters 0.40 M 0.60 M

Capsicum Annuum 'Birds Eye'

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) colour while the stem is densely branched and up to 24ins tall. The Bird's eye Chilli is a hot chilli (100,000–225,000 SHU) from Ethiopia and S.E Asia.. The chiliies are small, tapered and red or green


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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