Chilli - Cayenne

Chilli - Cayenne
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Product Information

(Capsicum annuum) - Organically Grown

Cayeene Chilli produces long slender green fruit to 10cm long maturing to a rich red colour. They have a spicing flavour adding heat similar to pepper and need to be used sparingly.


Heat level: 6/10

Chilli's are relatively pest free.

How to Grow

Chilli's are a fast growing annual/short lived perennial depending on the particular variety and your climatic conditions. In warmer climates or using hot houses in cooler climates chillis will grow as short lived perennials meaning you can get 2+ years from a chilli plant. Frost or cold winters will prevent this from happening and you will more then likely need to re-plant each season.

Chilli's like very fertile well drained soil in a sunny or part shade position. Sow seeds during late winter in a hot house or during spring & summer without a hot house. It's best to sow in pots, cover seed with 3mm of soil then transplant seedlings at 5cm to garden position space 40cm apart.

Caution handle seeds with care, may cause irritation.

Sow Spring-Summer

Sow in pots and translant to the garden at 5cm high

Seed packet contains approx. 20 seeds

165 seeds/gram

120 days to harvest


Cayenne chilli is a spicing red chilli that is commonly used as a dry chilli. You can add whole dried chillis to dishes or grind it into a powder. It is also suitable to be used fresh for a sweeter flavour profile. Chillis have an array of uses being Ideal for adding heat to cooked foods, sauces and bottling.

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