A good choice for beginners, Apache is a no-nonsense chilli that is dependable and easy-to-grow.
Heat level: very hot
(approx. 65,000 SHU)
Hybrid. A good choice for beginners, Apache is a no nonsense chilli that is dependable and easy-to-grow. It is a good yielder of very hot, thin-fleshed, and cone-shaped fruit that are 4 to 5cm long. They turn from green to red as they ripen and can be used in either stage of maturity.
Grow the short, bushy plants unsupported in pots 2 to 5 litres in volume. One-litre pots will also work, though plant size and yields will be reduced.
Heat level: very hot (65,000 SHU; not tested by Sea Spring Seeds)
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Approximate number of seeds per pack: 10
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Plant shape: compact, bushy