Pepper, Fatalii

Capsicum chinense
$2.99 to $146.40
SKU: 1214
  • Fruits ripen from green to orange
  • Habanero-type with citrus flavor
  • Plants grow to 30 inches
  • Very hot pepper
  • 90 days from transplant
  • ±8,200 seeds/oz

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Pepper, Fatalii Description

The hottest pepper we offer, from the Central African Republic. Habanero-type peppers with delicious citrus flavor and few seeds. Golden-orange 3" long fruits are borne in abundance on sturdy 30" plants. A great choice for pots and can be overwintered inside. 90 days from transplant. Sizzling hot. ±8,200 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

You should start plants indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden. Plant them outdoors 2-4 weeks after your last expected frost.

Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots. Transfer them to 3-4 in. pots when their true leaves appear. When transplanting, bury seedlings up the stems up to their leaves.

Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.

These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F.