Chilli Paprika Seeds
Chilli Paprika Seeds
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Chilli Paprika Seeds


  • High yield.
  • Fast and easy to grow.
  • Looks like Thai ‘Birdeye’ chilli.
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Chilli ‘Paprika’

Botanical name: Capsicum annuum

‘Paprika’ looks a lot like ‘Birdseye Thai,’ but the mild, spicy taste is completely different. It has long, red, narrow fruit up to 7cm long. Use it fresh or dry and ground into powder or string along a line to dry. The hardy bushes continue to fruit over a long period. On the Scoville heat scale, it grows to around 70cm tall and takes a while to start producing 4,000 units.

Plant Type: Warm season, frost-tender annual

Plant Height: 70 cm

Sow When:

  • Temperate: Early spring – inside with extra heat; outside after frost danger has passed
  • Subtropical: Spring; All year but avoid January – February
  • Tropical: Spring; All year but avoid January – February


  • Depth: 6 mm deep
  • Position: Full sun
  • Sow Where: Into seedling pots, transplant when soil is warm
  • Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained soil, pH 5 – 6

Spacing: 45 cm between plants

Details: Avoid high nitrogen fertilizers as these will promote leaf growth at the expense of fruit; keep moisture constant

Harvest: 100 days; use fresh or dried; continues to bear over a long period

Additional information

Weight N/A

1 gram, 5 grams, 25 grams

Product Specifications

  • Open pollinated.
  • Heirloom variety.
  • No Chemical Treatment.
  • Non-GMO.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 120-160.
  • Botanical name: Capsicum annuum.