Chilli | Scorpion

Chilli | Scorpion

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$10.00
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$10.00
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Expected: September 2021

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.

Please contact us if you have any questions about buying this fruit tree.

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Tree Specifications

Fruiting Months
Scoprion Chillis are perennials in a warm climate. (calendar)
Maximum Height
0.5 - 1 metre.
Scoville Heat Units
1,200,000 SHU (find out more)

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.

FAQs

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.

Delivery Information

Please contact us if you would like to discuss delivery options. There is a minimum order requirement of $100 and delivery charges apply. Alternatively, order online and come and collect from us. See our Collection and Delivery Policy (Shipping Policy) for more information.


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.