Chilli, Cayenne 'Caysan’ F1
The market leader for many years, this semi-stronmg grower provides good leaf cover with continuous picking and very high yields. Medium heat levels. Lightly tapered fruit with excellent firmness at both dark green and mature red stages to 12-14cm.
When to sow: Late winter or early spring
Where to sow: In pots
Depth to sow: 1/2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 50cm; Between rows 60-80cm
Directions: Plant one seed into individual 5cm to 7.5cm pots on bottom heat or in a warm indoor position mid to late August. Leave on heat until October and then move the plants off the heat but keep them under cover. In November harden off outside for a few days whilst still in the pots. Plant out and stake. Put a plastic tree guard around the seedlings to protect it from the wind and cold for a few weeks. Put four 80cm stakes around the plant to support the plant when weighed down by fruit.
Packet 25 seeds