Hot Chilli Pepper – Numex Bailey Organic



Hot Chilli Pepper – Numex Bailey Organic

Hot Chilli Pepper – Numex Bailey Organic. A variety of Pequin (Bird Pepper) developed by the University of New Mexico known for its unique fruits which fall from the plant when ripe.   The hot 1.5 cm fruits are produced in abundance high on the plant averaging 95,000-100,000 scovilles.

Cultivation advice Hot Chilli Pepper – Numex Bailey Organic

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F+

Days To Harvest: 100

Planting Depth: 1/4in

Spacing, Plant: 24 inches

Light: Greenhouse / Conservatory

  • Sow seeds 1/4″ deep in 3in pots with quality seed compost. Keep moist.
  • Seedlings emerge in 10-21 days at 70 degrees F+. Temperature is critical for germination.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves.
  • When 4-5 inches plant 18″ apart in greenhouse / conservatory with root ball 1/2″ below the soil surface.
  • Keep moist and feed when flowering with tomato type fertiliser.
  • Harvest when fruits have reached full-size and full colour.