Capsicum annuum, 2 to 3 ins long, conical & erect on the bush, Peter Piper picked a peck of…..Usually produced in Turkey to meet public demand, they are easily grown in the UK & a perfect choice for preserving, yet rather more pungent than most pickling chillies. Although very good as Ripened Bright Red chillies, they are normally picked & pickled while still light green to help preserve the early, milder flavour. Pickled peppers are a common side dish in Turkey & will go with most traditional meals. Ht: 18 to 20 ins (Compact & Upright) Chilies about 2 to 3 ins long & conical & erect on the bush, Scoville's: 6000 SHU, Seed Count Approx - 15 avg SOWING - Peppers require a long, warm growing season. Sow indoors 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.