Tall, dark, and handsome – Kala Morich plants have dark leaves, purple flowers, and black fruit that ripen to red.
Heat level: very hot
(approx. 85,000 SHU)
Kala Morich, meaning ‘Black Chilli’, is a popular variety among Britain’s Bangladeshi gardeners. Its purple flowers evolve into dark purple (almost black) fruit that ripen to red. The cone-shaped, thin-fleshed fruit are very hot and measure just 8 x 35mm.
Decorated with purple-tinted leaves and stems, the tall, shrub-like plants can be grown in the ground or large pots 7.5 to 15 litres. They are capable of reaching a height of 1.5 meters, and need support to stay upright.
Heat level: very hot (85,000 SHU hot)
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Approximate number of seeds per pack: 20