The Scorpion Chilli is extremely hot! A true chilli lovers fruit it has a smoky flavour and is wonderful when used to spice up a meal. The yellow variety has bright sunshine yellow fruit and the chocolate variety has a deep brown/aubergine colour; the fruit hang down and have a slightly crumpled appearance.
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Top Tips for Planting
- Plant in well-drained soil.
- Plant in a full sun or nearly full sun area that is protected from strong winds.
Top Tips for Growing
- Likes to be fed regularly.
- Water regularly.
Is it suitable for growing in pots?
Makes a fantastic fruiting plant grown in a decent sized pot and easily grown on verandahs or balconies.
How much water does it require?
The soil needs to remain moist but not too wet.
When will it start fruiting?
Fruiting will generally first start once the plant has reached 10-14 weeks old.
Did You Know
Did you know that Scorpion Chillis are native to Trinidad and Tobago and that although we tend to eat them in savoury dishes, they are in fact a fruit? See where they sit on the Scoville Scale.
Fruit Trees make Great Gifts!
How about giving a Fruit Tree for someone's birthday or special occasion?
For something extra special, you can choose a tree that will bear fruit around that time.
Check out our Fruiting Calendar to find the perfect variety.