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chilli pepper 'Prairie Fire'
chillies pepper / Capsicum annuum var. annuum 'Prairie Fire'
- Available in 4 weeks
- approx 20 seeds
- Next / named day
- Position: full sun
- Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
- Rate of growth: fast
- Hardiness: tender
Compact bushy plants produce large numbers of seriously hot, colourful little chillies maturing from yellow to red to create a very attractive display, perfect for patio pots.
Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.
- Growing Instructions Sow indoors - February to May. Sow 1cm deep in trays or alternatively two seeds per pot selecting the strongest seedling. Use multi purpose compost, to cover seeds. Plant out in a greenhouse April to June.
When plants reach 20cm high, pinch out the tips to encourage more side shoots and therefore more peppers. Feed regularly with high-potash tomato feed once the fruits begin to form.
- Sow: February - April
- Harvest: July - October
- Approximate quantity: 20 seeds.