Capsicum annuum (Cayenne)
Can be harvested once the chilli reaches the desired colour and is at least 7cm long.
Plant into a container or well-prepared garden bed containing plenty of organic matter.
A long, slim tapered variety. Italy chillies will develop from green through to yellow and orange to a deep red and will grow up to 14cm in length. Ideal for a variety of dishes, both cooked and fresh. To increase the heat in a chilli, allow plant to dry out between watering. Ideal for a variety of dishes , both cooked and fresh. Can also be dried and used at a later date.To promote flowering and fruiting, water regularly and fertilise as per the recommended rates.