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Capsicum chinense
CHILLI-HABANERO-CHOCOLATE also known as “Congo Black” or “Black Habanero,” is one of the hottest peppers originating from the Caribbean. It ripens to a beautiful chocolate brown & delivers searing heat. They take longer to grow & mature than other habanero varieties, but they are well worth the wait. Fruits grow to about 7.5 cm long by 5 cm wide. The Chocolate Habanero has a distinctively rich & unique flavour. When fully grown the Chocolate Habanero can grow up to 160 – 180 cm high. it gets really bushy and wide as well & lots and lots of fruit


Germination Time (Days) 10 – 20
Maturity Time (Days) 60 – 110
Sowing Depth (mm) 4
Plant Spacing (cm) 40 – 60
Row Spacing (cm) 80 – 100
pH 5.5 – 6
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Frost Tender
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings
Seed Preparation