Seed Freaks - Chilli - Bulgarian Carrot
Chillies & Capsicums
Seed Freaks – Chilli – Bulgarian Carrot
CHILLI: BULGARIAN CARROT
HEAT LEVEL: MEDIUM
They look like a bright orange mini carrot with very thick flesh and a good solid flavour.
They’re cold tolerant so ideal for outdoor growing.
Also known as ‘Shipkas’.
Mild to medium hot: 2000 -5000 SHUs.
(Some were much hotter – Russian roulette)
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP – DEC
Temperate: AUG – JAN
Sub – Tropical: JUL – APR
Tropical: ALL YEAR
Arid: AUG – JAN
PH 5.5 – 7
Rich, well-drained friable soil.
Avoid high nitrogen fertilisers.
10-21 days till germination 6mm deep.
Transplant 30cm apart in full sun and keep moist.
Avoid high nitrogen fertilisers or leaf growth will be promoted over fruit.
DAYS TO HARVEST
70 – 90 Days
APPROX 10 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED
100% TASMANIAN GROWN