Red Habanero Chilli Seeds

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Red Habanero Chilli Seeds produce an extremely hot pepper with a unique flavour. The chillies grow to be approximately 3.5 to 6cm long and up to 5cm in diameter, maturing from green to red. With a heat rating upto 450,000 Scoville, these seeds yield large fruits on a shrubby bush up to 70cm tall, ready for harvest around 100 days after potting.

Average Packet Contents: 20 Seeds

Scoville Rating: 200,000 – 350,000 SHU

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How to Grow Red Habanero Chilli Seeds in the UK


Red habanero chillies are a delicious and versatile pepper that is perfect for adding heat to your favorite dishes. They are about 250,000 to 450,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU), which is about twice as hot as a jalapeño pepper. They have a fruity, citrusy flavor that makes them a great addition to salsas, hot sauces, and marinades.

Growing Tips

  • Start indoors from mid-February to early March.
  • Germination Mix: Use quality compost mixed with perlite for optimal aeration.
  • Germination with Propagator: A heated propagator is best for germinating Red Habanero Chilli Seeds. Keep the temperature between 28°C-32°C.

Transplanting Seedlings

  • After 3-5 weeks, your seedlings will be ready to transplant.
  • Fill pots with a mixture of multi-purpose compost and perlite, and transplant the seedlings, planting deeper if leggy.

Growing and Caring for Your Red Habanero Plants

  • Grow in a greenhouse or polytunnel throughout the summer where, the temperature is at least 18°C.
  • Re-pot several times, using a compost and perlite mix, and increasing the pot size gradually.
  • Maintain consistent moisture and feed with a balanced liquid weekly.
  • Protect the plants from pests and diseases. Common pests of red habanero chillies include aphids, spider mites, and whiteflies. Common diseases of red habanero chillies include leaf spot, powdery mildew, and fusarium wilt.

Harvesting Your Red Habanero Peppers

  • Red habanero chillies are typically ready in 100 to 120 days. Harvest when firm and vibrant in color.
Weight 15 g


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