The Espelette pepper is from the Basque region of France where it is mainly used to make a bright-red chilli powder to add to soups, stews and many other regional dishes..
Harvest: Pick when the fruits turn red – about 120 days from potting-on.
The plant produces a heavy crop of fruits about 13cm long and 3cm wide on a plant growing to about 50cm. The fruits ripen green to red.
Heat: 4000-6000 Scoville Heat Units.
Included chilli seeds:
An average of 20 seeds per packet.
Included in the Home Growing kit:
Eco-friendly black flexi-grow plant pot
Specially blended compost
(rich in nutrients, drains well while still maintaining moisture)
Pot marker and pencil