Our Chilli Pepper starter plants are perfect if you want to grow your own chilli peppers this year. Buy yours from your trusted local grower. Imagine walking into your garden and picking your own, home grown, fresh chillies, as and when you need them every day. No more having to visit the supermarket.
All of our fruit, veg & herb starter plants:
- Are grown in peat free, organic compost
- Are grown in cardboard fully compostable pots, which are designed to be planted straight into the ground (zero waste)
- Are grown without the use of any nasty pesticides or fungicides here at Woodlark Nurseries
- Are grown by your trusted local grower, who care about what your putting in your body and cares for the environment
Chilli Pepper Jalapeño
A cracking UK bred F1 chilli variety delivering a bushy growing habit of 30cm tall with a spread up to 50cm making it perfect for patio containers alike, window boxes or even hanging baskets. The plant develops a stunning, huge crop of small, medium to hot chilies (70,000-80,000 Scoville) which mature from deep purple through yellow and orange to a bright shade of scarlet red, creating a fabulous display. These chillies are perfect for cooking with and making lovely spicy sauces. Due to the amount of chillies that you will get, it is worth remembering that you can harvest and freeze them for use over the winter months.
Your chilli plants will have been grown indoors with artificial heat and light to make sure they are as healthy as possible for you. This does however mean that you shouldn't put your chilli plants straight outside when it's too cold. The general rule of thumb is to start putting your chilli plants outside for a few hours a day from the middle of May to acclimatise them (bring it in over night or if a late frost looks likely). If your lucky enough to have your own greenhouse you can start planting a couple of weeks earlier, and if its heated, even earlier. Getting a well drained compost will work wonders for chilli plants.
Here's a great in-depth guide on how to care and get the best from your Chili plants
You will get a plant/s similar to the one shown in the first photo.