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Rawit Chilli Pepper heirloom Irish grown

€2,75 EUR

The Rawit Chilli Pepper is an old variety of chilli pepper originating from Indonesia. It has a good taste and heat for cooking and to dry, making it popular amongst gourmets.  The Rawit Chilli pepper is a very hot one and favourite in Thailand or Indonesia culinary chilli cooking with a ratings as high as 400,000s Scoville heat units. This chilli is not for the faint of heart! It is commonly used in sauces, salsa, sambals, curry dishes and even stir fries.

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 20C-24C

Germination time in days: 10-21 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 70-80 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