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Red Habanero Chile Seeds

Red Habanero Chile Seeds

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Habanero chiles are appreciated for their spicy and fruity flavor, and are used in various culinary preparations, especially in Mexican and Caribbean sauces and dishes. Successfully growing habanero peppers requires attention to detail and the right environment to thrive.

Outstanding Features:

  • One of the hottest chili peppers in the world. It can reach up to 300,000 Scoville units!

  • Typical shape of a small lantern or lamp.

  • Fruity and intense spicy flavor.

Historical origin:

  • The habanero chili is believed to be native to the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.

  • It has been part of Mexican cuisine for centuries.

    • Planting time to harvest:

      • The time from planting to harvest varies, but typically can take 75 to 90 days.

    • Floor:

      • The habanero pepper prefers well-drained and fertile soils.

      • An optimal soil pH is in the range of 6.0 to 6.5.

    • Climate:

      • Requires a warm, sunny climate to thrive.

      • It is sensitive to frost and does not tolerate cold temperatures.

    • Temperature:

      • The ideal temperature for habanero chili ranges between 25-35°C.

    • Irrigation:

      • The habanero pepper needs regular watering, but it should not be constantly soggy.

      • Avoid waterlogging, as it can cause root diseases.

    • Sowing

    • Sowing method to the ground:

      • Sow the seeds at a depth of 1cm in rows spaced approximately 60-90cm apart.

      • You can sow several seeds per hole and then thin out the weaker plants.

    • Pot or container planting method

      • Select pots or containers of at least 30 cm in diameter and with good drainage.

      • Fill the pot with quality potting soil and sow the seeds to a depth of 1cm.

      • Place the pot in a sunny, warm location.

    • Germination:

      • Germination of habanero pepper seeds usually occurs in 7-14 days.

    • Crop:

      • Ensures plants receive enough direct sunlight.

      • Keep the soil moist but not soggy.

      • Fertilize plants regularly with a balanced fertilizer.

      • You may need stakes or supports for the plants as they grow due to their height.

    • Harvest:

      • Habanero peppers are harvested when they are fully ripe and have the desired color (orange, red or yellow).

      • Use scissors or pruning shears to cut the chiles from the stem.

      • Be careful when handling them, as their spiciness can cause skin and eye irritation.


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