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Prairie Fire produces hundreds of small upright fruits throughout the summer. The plants are dwarf, growing only up to 20 cm tall. And they spread about 30 cm. This bushy growth makes Prairie Fire and ideal variety for the windowsill or patio. The plants produce masses of tiny but very hot chilli peppers. RHS Award of Garden Merit variety.
Sow the 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. Use good quality seed compost and to help the germination process, place the tray in a plastic bag, this will keep the seeds moist and warm. 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.