The team at Unwins present these beautiful Scotch Bonnet plants for sale – three plants – all for only £4.95!
They are exceptionally hot and are not for the faint hearted.
The Scotch Bonnet is also known as the Scotty Bons or Bonney peppers. They have a squashed bell shaped fruit and are full of flavour and intense heat and they belong to the same species as the habanero.
Scotch Bonnets can have a scoville heat unit rating of 100,000–350,000 Scoville Units.
These peppers are used to flavour many different dishes and cuisines worldwide. Scotch bonnets have a flavour distinct from its habanero cousin.
Ripe scotch bonnets change from green to orange to red.
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Chilli Plants For Sale
If you live in an area where it is hard to germinate and then grow chilli plants then we have the perfect solution for you. You can still grow your own chilli plants and enjoy the kick that they give to your recipes!
We have chosen a selection of chilli plants for you and when they are in season these will be supplied as young plants. They are sent in the post and these plants have been given the perfect start in life for you to to grow and enjoy!
These are still in season so grab them while you can.
If you are looking for chilli plants by post – you have come to the right place! If you order these you will get three Jalapeno chilli plant seedlings in the post.
The Jalapeño is a medium to large sized chilli pepper which has an awesome burning sensation when eaten. It is a cultivar of the species capsicum annum originating in Mexico. The growing period for a Jalapeño plant is 70–80 days. Some mature plants can stand two and a half to three feet tall.
On average a single plant will produce twenty five to thirty five chillies. During a growing season you should be able to pick a plant multiple times. As the growing season comes to an end the jalapeños will start to turn red.
Once picked, individual peppers ripen to red of their own accord. The peppers can be eaten green or red.
This selection of chilli plants are ideal for people who love hot and spicy chillies.
It combines five unique and famous chilli pepper varieties. When ordered you will receive a selection of chilli plants by post. The will arrive as strong seedlings, in safe and secure packaging.
Once grown and fruiting you can add them to salads, salsas and cooked dishes or you can even dry them or pickle them
This collection comprises 5 varieties (1 of each):
- Bulgarian Carrot – Ripening green to vibrant orange.
- Jalapeño – A heavy fruiting plant with a mild flavour.
- Orange Cayenne – Glossy orange.
- Big Sun – Green to bright yellow.
- Joe’s Long – Medium red chillies up to 30cms or so long.
The team at Suttons have just launched their great new Chilli Plant Collection called “Around the World”. To celebrate, the generous team at Suttons have given The English Chilli Company ten free sets of this fantastic chilli pepper collection to give away.
The collection includes:
the Jalapeno that can be used in a lot of Mexican dishes
Worldbeater is perfect for recipes all over the world
Fenix is a brilliant sweet Italian variety
Fatalii has a really vibrant orange colour and is fantastic for all sorts of Spanish cooking and finally
Red Demon is a favourite in the Caribbean especially with Jerk cooking!
Each pack contains five plants, one of each variety and is available to entrants from the UK only.
The Bhut Jolokia is the hottest chilli in the World and measures over 1,000,000 on the SHU scale. What does SHU stand for?
Answer: Scoville Heat Unit
Please note that we will need the name, address, email & phone number for each winner so that you will claim your prize. The competition will close on the 16 April 10. Ten names will be drawn at random. Winners will be notified via e-mail and have one week to claim their prize.
Suttons are one of the UK’s largest retailers selling chilli seeds, chilli plants and the Worlds hottest chilli – The Bhut Jolokia