Chilli Pepper 'Apache' F1 Hybrid

Capsicum annuum | Chili Pepper

Half-hardy Annual

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Compact branching plants - perfect for patio pots!

Heavy crops of fiery peppers

Decorative and productive

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There’s no shortage of F1 vigour in this productive variety. Chilli Pepper 'Apache' produces heavy crops of bullet shaped, green fruits that gradually ripen to scarlet red. Each Chilli Pepper reaches up to 7cm long making an attractive display as the fruits ripen. Chilli ‘Apache’ has a hot and fiery flavour, followed by a touch of sweetness - perfect for salsa and Asian style dishes. With a compact, wee branched habit, this RHS AGM variety is ideal for growing in patio pots, or as a pot plant in the conservatory or a sunny windowsill indoors. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Height Up to 45cm (18in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Half-hardy Annual

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full sun

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3 x 8.5cm potted chilli pepper plants (KB0379)
5 x 8.5cm potted chilli pepper plants (KB0380)

Chilli peppers may be grown undercover in a greenhouse or polytunnel, or grown outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun. Pot up young plants and grow them on in warm frost free conditions. When plants are well grown transplant them into grow bags and containers, or plant them in well prepared beds of fertile, well drained soil. When growing chilli peppers outdoors, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to transplanting them. Space pepper plants at a distance of 50cm (20") apart.

Feed and water pepper plants regularly throughout the growing season to prevent the flower buds from dropping. Taller varieties of chilli peppers may require staking. Provide a thick mulch of organic matter around the base of the plants to help conserve moisture and reduce weed growth. In greenhouses, maintain high humidity by damping down paths daily. Harvest peppers singly by cutting them from the plant by with secateurs or pull the entire plant when full of red peppers, and hang upside down in the kitchen for use all year long. Peppers grown outdoors must be harvested before the first frosts.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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