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Demon Red as an RHS AGM variety. The plants are compact, growing to 35 cm tall and spread to 30 cm. Excellent to grow in pots. The pods grow upwards and they are only about 5cm long. Attractive dark green foliage and bright red fruits. Decorative plant on the windowsill or on the patio. The fruits are very hot. This very dwarf variety was bred especially to gro on the windowsill. Excellent in Thai cooking.
Sow the chilli seeds about 1 cm deep into a seed tray or in small pots or cells. Cover lightly, water and place inside at between 20-25 Celsius. To aid germination, place the tray in a plastic bag. Sow January-March. Germination can be slow with some hot peppers. As soon as seedlings are large enough to handle, prick out. Transplant the seedlings into small individual pots. Use rich compost and keep the plants between 20-30 Celsius during the growing season. For best production keep the plants in the greenhouse. Regular feeding is recommended.