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Achard pepper

€2,75 EUR

Typical of the French Reunion Island, is used in the composition of many Creole dishes. Elongated fruits with marked lodges, 9 cm long by 3, 12 grams, light green turning bright red when ripe, fragrant but not very strong flesh, 1,500 SHU.

Scientific Name: capsicum baccatum

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 22C-26C

Germination time in days: 20-30 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 60-90 days

Sunlight: full sun

Soil requirement: well drained, non acidic

Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors early spring 1"deep, 2" apart at a soil temperature of at least 18C. The plant is sensitive to temperature variations. Transplant outdoors when temperatures have warmed up and the last chance of frost has passed. Plant row apart 24". It is advised to grow this pepper in a greenhouse or sunny sheltered spot since they need high temperature to grow