- Species: Capsicum Annuum
- Heat Level: 5,000 – 20,000 SHUs
One of the best seed strain producing lots and lots of HOT chilli peppers
The Cherry Bomb pepper comes loaded with a lot of expectations due to its signature. You may be thinking here comes a mouth explosion! But, really, this heirloom chili carries more of a modest boom, about the heat of a jalapeño pepper. It’s a manageable heat for those that enjoy spicy food, and it’s a wonderful step-up from the milder counterpart peppers. The Red Cherry Bomb pepper is very fleshy and juicy making it an essential ingredient in meals where you need a hot pepper flavor with a garnish. There is a reason the Cherry is so popular!
Harvest can be done at any time as soon you see the chili but best until it turns red when fully matured. The longer the chili grows in plant the hotter and pungent it gets and there is no disappointment the yields at any point. Typically these peppers hotness range between 5,000 to 20,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units).
Growing Peppers are like tomatoes, require well-drained fertile soil. Plant the seeds in good, well-drained, fertile soil and place them in a location where the get lots of sunlight. Watering a good inch of per week ensure high even yield. Apply fish fertilizer once every, chili plant loves fish fertilizer and they grow crazy tall and produce lots of peppers.
While Planting add a little bit of Bone meal along with compost and mix well to the top layer of the soil. You can also give them a dose of composted tea every 2 weeks for the first 8 weeks of growth. All our pepper varieties are Heirloom and Open Pollinated. Our seeds are collected from the best strain to ensure you have the best of the best product.
In Northern zones start sowing seeds indoors about 2-3 weeks before last frost. Most pepper seeds sprout in about a week when the temperature reaches to about 70-80 ⁰F.