Just to let you know your parcel of Prunus cerisifera arrived safely one hour ago. Five of them are going to Dublin with my son tomorrow. Many thanks indeed for despatching them so quickly and so well !!
Hugh Kemp, DL8 3NB
Supplied as a packet of approximately 20 seeds.This Product is Available Now.
Developed in 1992 by our friends at the Chilli Pepper Institute of New Mexico State University (CPI), this Piquin type of Chilli is just as useful as an ornamental as it is for conventional use.
Plants are literally covered in hundreds of erect fruits around 1" (2½ cm) long which ripen from purple to yellow to orange and lastly to red; as they ripen over a period of time the effect is quite stunning with the plant displaying a multitude of colours all at the same time. With a reasonably spicy kick these are sure to cheer up all sorts of dishes both in colour and heat.
The plant has a compact and very bushy habit, growing to around 3 feet (90 cm) tall with a similar spread. It also makes an excellent ornamental pot plant when confined by growing in a smaller container; in Mexico and the US pots of fruiting ornamental varieties such as this are popular Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts.
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How To Grow Chillies & Sweet Peppers - Part 1 (Video)
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How To Grow Chillies & Sweet Peppers - Part 2 (Video)
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How To Sow & Transplant Chilli Peppers, Sweet Peppers & Aubergines (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen explaining how to sow and then transplant chilli and sweet peppers. The same technique can also be used for aubergines.