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Capsicum annuum Longum Group Hot Banana'

Chilli pepper

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Chilli peppers are the hottest peppers. 'Hot Banana' produces attractive, yellow-green, banana-shaped peppers with a medium-to-hot flavour. Keep plants at high temperatures - generally, the hotter the temperature the stronger the flavour of the fruits.

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Capsicum

Species: annuum

Cultivar: Longum Group Hot Banana

Plant type: Vegetable

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Tender

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 90cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May

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