Chilli 'Jalapeño' Seeds

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Perfect for Pots
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Mild Spice

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plant benefit
Perfect for Pots
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Grow Inside
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Grow Your Own
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Mild Spice

a firm spicy favourite that packs a punch.

A household staple in the chilli department, fantastic to grow and whilst the green peppers taste almost like a veggie, the red has a sweeter flavour and is often smoked or pickled.

why it's special:

  • Mildly spiced chilli, Scoville scale: 2,500–8,000
  • Hardy nature makes them ideal for the patio pot
  • Perfect for a windowsill kitchen garden.

when to sow

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when to harvest

Plant size

1.5 m
30 cm
conditions

Position

Full sun and light shade.
soil conditions

Soil

Well drained soil.
urban growing

Support

Water regularly.
Feed often.

Our Top Tip

Once established, amaranth needs little care and is very heat tolerant. Avoid soil becoming waterlogged.

About growing as a micro green.

Micro greens are eaten fresh and raw, and the fresher the leaves are, the more vitamins and minerals they contain. To grow as a micro green sow densely on firm soil in a 10cm pot, let them grow to 10cm tall before harvesting the baby leaves for your salads.

In The Records

The genus name Amaranthus originally comes from the Greek word Auapavboc meaning "one that does not wither" or 'unfading'. Stands to reason with Amaranth's reputation for loving a heat wave.
Features Perfect for pots, household favourite, grow your own food and plenty of fruits
Locations Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds
Effort Level Looks after itself
Botanical Name Amaranthus 'Red Army'.
Other Names Calaloo, Rajgira and Lal Saag.
Plant Type Annual
Pot Size 30 cm
Pet/Baby Safe Yes.
Number of Seeds 5
Sowing Tips Sow seeds thinly in warm, damp well drained soil lightly covered and keep on a sunny windowsill.
Delivery times 
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