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chocoholic seeds

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting outside. Sow into a biodegradable pot that can be directly planted in the ground to avoid disturbing roots.

Exposure: Full sun

Seed Depth: ½”

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Plants started too early outside will end up less vigorous than plants started when warmer.

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Plant Dimensions: 8’–10′ vine

Variety Information: 4″–5″ chocolate-rose or mauve-colored flowers with white edges.

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer; otherwise grown as an annual.

Chocoholic seeds

The Habanero Chocolate chilli pods measure 3.5cm – 6cm long, 2.5cm – 5cm wide and have thin waxy skin. The plant grows to 80cm tall but does take longer than others to mature, so best to plant early. It will however continue to fruit later (until December in our polytunnel this year).

Habanero Chocolate Chilli Seed Information

This is a real chilli experts chilli with a rich fruity/smoky flavour. In Spanish, it means ‘the one from Havana’ and although it was traded from there it originated from Yucatan in Mexico and is also known as Congo Black.

When to Sow your Habanero Chocolate Chilli Seeds

PLEASE NOTE – we do not recommend growing chillies on a windowsill, especially the hotter varieties. Chillies need a constant and consistent temperature to germinate and windowsills above radiators do not provide the ideal conditions.