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Capsicum Malagueta/Malaga - Bird's Eye Chili Seed

Capsicum frutescens

Capsicum Malagueta/Malaga - Bird's Eye Chili Seed

Regular price R 20.00 ZAR
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Pack Size
(Approx 200 seeds)

Birds Eye Chili has small, slightly tapered, very hot fruit! Very thin walls make it ideal for use as powder or spice. A must have chili. 150,000 - 200,000 SKU 

Capsicum Malagueta, also known as the Bird's Eye Chili. It is a small, tapered pepper that typically measures around 2-3 cm in length and 1 cm in width. The colour of the pepper ranges from green to red, with the matured pepper being a bright red colour.

The Malagueta pepper is often used to add heat and flavour to dishes such as stews, soups, and sauces, and is also used in marinades for meats and poultry. It is an important crop for many small-scale farmers and is used in both traditional and modern cooking.

Days from transplant to harvest: 120-130
Fruit size (L x W): 2 cm x 0.75 cm
Colour: Green/Red
Heat Level: 4 (5 is hottest)

Plant Information

Plant Type: Vegetable

Growing Information

General Sowing Time: Spring/Summer

Position: Sun

Sow Depth: 5 mm

Spacing: 60 to 90 cm

Germination: 14 - 21 days

Days to Harvest: 70 - 90 days


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