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Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub
Seed per packet: Approx 20
Chilli Purple Petite is a 15 cm dwarf plant which produces hot deep purple fruit which turns to orange when mature.
The attractive bushy plants that are very ornamental produces a profusion of fruits over a long growing season add interest and colour to both a vegetable, flower garden or pots.
Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers a well-drained, well fed soil in a sunny position. Annual in temperate climates perennial in the tropics.
Capsicums require warmth for germination, if starting early provide warmth.
Tropical: Year Round
Temperate: Early Spring to Early Summer
Cold: Mid-Spring to Early Summer
Sow: 6mm deep.
Grow in trays of a good seed raising mix and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 50cm
Row space: 50cm
Maturity: 10-12 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.