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Pepper Chilli Plants - Basket of Fire Pepper Chilli Plants - Basket of Fire

Pepper Chilli Plants - Basket of Fire

A prolific-fruiting basket/container chilli which drips with hot little fruits on compact, leafy, semi-trailing plants. The fruits mature from deep purple through cream and orange to mature to a bright red. Basket of Fire’s unique habit makes it a perfect choice for hanging baskets and containers, and the plants have a good tolerance to cooler weather, which means they go on cropping well into the autumn.

You don't have to have a large vegetable garden to grow your own. Even the smallest patio or balcony can accommodate a few containers that will give you a bumper crop of delicious fresh produce!

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Prolific crops of hot, spicy fruits

A prolific-fruiting basket/container chilli which drips with hot little fruits on compact, leafy, semi-trailing plants. The fruits mature from deep purple through cream and orange to mature to a bright red. Basket of Fire’s unique habit makes it a perfect choice for hanging baskets and containers, and the plants have a good tolerance to cooler weather, which means they go on cropping well into the autumn.

You don't have to have a large vegetable garden to grow your own. Even the smallest patio or balcony can accommodate a few containers that will give you a bumper crop of delicious fresh produce!

Hardiness:5 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:True

Plug or Potted Plant:Plug

Aftercare - Easy:True

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:21-30cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:21-30cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:True

Beds & Borders:False

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

On Receipt - Check the plants are moist and grow on in 10cm pots using a good quality potting compost. When planting, ensure that the graft is well above soil level to prevent the scion rooting into the soil which would reduce resistance to soil borne diseases. Maintaining a temperature of 16-18ºC (60-65ºF) and provide a cane support.

Growing On - Once the roots fill the pots, transfer into 30cm (12″) pots or plant in the greenhouse border 60cm (2') apart. The plants are not suitable for growing in grow bags due to the strong root system. They are vigorous plants and as the fruit start to set start feeding twice a week using a liquid tomato fertiliser. On hot sunny days damp down the pathways to increase the humidity and misting the plants with water will aid fruit setting. The plants can be grown on a sunny patio once the danger of frost has passed in early June but the best results will be obtained when grown in the greenhouse.

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