Capsicum annuum, 'Just a Nip' - (Dwarf), 80 to 100 days, (Circa 1586 South America) This is the one you get as a restaurant starter with a small roundish cherry pepper stuffed with Cream Cheese! These Chili plants grow in an erect habit to about 1.5 to 2 ft in height, so fine in containers, with stems yielding approx. 15 pods per plant with a rounded shape, 1 to 2 inches in diameter. Skin is bright red to orange when mature, with a thick-walled red flesh, making them ideal for stuffing, smoking or as a pickling pepper. This has a sweet flavour & a very mild heat with a Scoville rating of only 100 – 500 SHU. (un-suitable for drying), Seed Count Approx - 15 avg
SOWING - Peppers require a long, warm growing season. Sow indoors in Early Spring or approx 8 wks prior to transplanting, 1 cm deep & provide constant moisture & a warm soil, germination is sometimes slow to start, once seedlings develop 2-3 true leaves, transplant into separate permanent containers or ground with some protection, Best in a greenhouse.