Chilli pepper Padron
Enjoy the taste of this Spanish Tapas Pepper picked fresh from your own plant. Chilli Pepper 'Padron' is variable in heat but ideally picked small and green for the lowest levels of heat. As the chillies get larger and mature to red, the heat increases. Chilli Pepper 'Padron' is excellent added to stir fries, stuffed or grilled. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 40cm (16").
This traditional famous Spanish 'Tapas' chilli pepper usually fried in olive oil and sea salt, it is also known as 'Pimientos de Padron'. It is a celebrated speciality of the town of Padron, so much so that they have an annual festival in its honour.
Peppers are a vital part of the cooking for so many dishes. Best crops will be achieved in a greenhouse, but smaller, later crops can be produced when grown in a sunny sheltered location outdoors. Some dwarf varieties are ideal for growing in pots on the patio.
Sow Padron seeds in February, March or April Apl