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Organically grown.Nigel’s Outdoor Chilli grown 2021. From Nigel Green of Halesworth, Suffolk, via Real Seeds this chilli really will tolerate growing outside in the UK in a warm spot.It makes fat wedge-shaped 6cm hot green fruit that later ripen to red if we have a hot summer or in the greenhouse. They are medium hot, and very sweet, making a fantastic chilli chutney, or we like them sliced on top of pizza.Although it does fruit outdoors, you will of course get far more chillies if you grow it under cover. It is a medium-sized plant about 60cm tall and a foot wide, and can also do well in a container on a sunny patio.Sow the seeds early Feb – mid March in a propagator or warm spot spaced out on a seed tray or pot. Pot on when the first true leaves come through individually into 7cm pots and grow on in warm light conditions, potting on as necessary. Harden off in early May before planting out outside or grow on in a greenhouse in a pot min 20cm.If you have grown these in isolation, then please return some seeds to the seed library. When the pepper is fully ripe collect and dry the seeds. Seed saved by Hannah Watkins, Simon Powell and Maggie

Nigel’s Outdoor Chilli - Capsicum Annuum