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Hot Lemon, organic seeds



Is a medium hot, quite early chilli which really tastes like lemon. The ripe fruit is warm yellow, torpedo-shaped and grows 5-7 cm long. The plant grows 35-60 cm tall in plots outdoors and 60-70 cm in green houses. The branches are quite sof twhen young and are excellent for training on a trellis. Hot Lemon with its fresh, hot taste of lemon, is very useful for cooking. The fruit is easy to dry and yields an exquisite chilli-powder which keeps its freshness. "˜The best chilli there is"™, fresh and dried, according to the "Chilli King" Rune Brand at Örtagårdens fröer in Sweden. A portion contains about 15 seeds.


Product number:7150
Scientific name:Capsicum annuum
Botanic family:The Nightshade Family - Solanaceae
Days to maturity:65
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Sowing time:Pre-cultivate: January–March
Sowing depth:1 cm
Germination temperature:22–30 °C
Germination time:12–30 days
Plant spacing:30–50 cm
Row spacing:50–70 cm
Height:40–60 cm
Plant location:Sun
Seeds/g:100–150 seeds
Heirloom variety:No

Cultivation advice


Sow indoors just under 1 cm deep 7-8 weeks before setting out, in January-March for cool green houses and in February-April for outdoors peppers! The best germination temperature is 22-30°C. Let the plants stand in a light airy place and after sprouting preferably at a temperature of 18°C. After getting a few real leaves the sprouts should be planted in pots. The temperature can now be lowered further. Temper the plants successively before setting out. Do not set the plants outdoors before the risk of nightly frost is over and the nightly temperature keeps above 7°C! Plant them a little deeper than they were in the pots and never allow them to dry out. Do not hurry too much with your sowing if you do not have a really good "nursery". 


30-50 cm between the plants. 50-70 cm between rows.


The fruits are sometimes harvested green but are not fully ripe until they turn red or yellow, orange and brown for some sorts. The plants get new fruits as long as they are harvested. Hot Peppers (Chillies) can also be harvested unripe, but develop their taste more as they ripen. Sun and heat are also important to get really potent chillies.  


100-150 seeds/g, one portion yields 10-15 good seedlings, about 10 g for 1000 seedlings.
A portion contains about 15 seeds.