A Turkish cayenne that ripens to a red, medium hot chilli that can be dried or used fresh.
Heat level: medium
(approx 24,000 SHU)
A long, slender Turkish cayenne measuring about 1.5 x 22cm. Though the fruit are traditionally eaten green and immature, if left on the plant they will ripen to a red, when they are medium hot. Are excellent as fresh chillies, but are also suitable for drying.
The plants are medium tall and can be grown in the ground or pots 7.5 to 10 litres in size. They are loaded with fruit, so give them plenty of support to prevent them falling over.
Heat level: medium (approx. 24,000 SHU)
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Approximate number of seeds per pack: 15
A British ethnic variety