Hong Kong Chilli Seeds

Hong Kong Chilli Seeds

Hong Kong Chilli Seeds
Brand: Chillihead
Product Code: HKG
SHU: 5,000 - 10,000
Scientific Name: Capsicum Annuum
Germination Ease: Normal
Availability: In Stock
Price: R40.00

Hong Kong Chilli Seeds. Ok, we know very little about this chilli. All we can tell you is that the seeds come from India. The chilli is called Hong Kong. It grows to a lofty height of about 1,6 / 1,7 metres. Plant grows well, vertically in a funnel like plant shape. It grows into a sturdy plant with a good yield of these pods hanging from the plant. Big cone shaped pods that are about 10cm in length and 5cm at the widest width. The skin on these pods is tough in the sense of hard. This having been said.... The pods are fleshy on the inside. Very juicy on the flesh, squirting juice when you bite into the pods. The taste on these peppers is exceptionally fruity... very rich! In our opinion a lovely flavour... really lovely flavour and exceptionally good all round burn from these chillies. We would put the burn on these peppers in the same category as your Serrano/Cherry Bomb/Tabasco... so probably looking at about 10,000 - 15,000 SHU. Nothing aggressive... a slow build to the burn (in typical indian chilli fashion) and a long lasting burn in the mouth. Burn is complimentary to the lovely flavours... really well rounded flavour and burn. Only negative for me is the skin. A great lesser known chilli... but the skin is hard. But possibly an amazing candidate for pickling or making sour mash/pepper sauce from... in fact we think this might be brilliant for that (in our humble opinion). We can imagine these making an amazing powder too. Really... besides the hard skin... these chillies rock!


C. Annuum

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Chillihead Images of fresh chillies shown in product views are for purpose of showing the type of chillies that these seeds have been harvested from. We do not sell fresh chillies on this site. Customers are advised that they are buying chilli seeds for the type of chilli shown in the product view. All our chilli plants are open pollinated. While we endeavour to grow plants in seclusion, cross polination may still be a factor. We do not sell to minors under the age of 18. We would also like to warn customers that most of our products are exctremely hot and should be treated with utmost respect.

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