Pepper Seeds - Hot - Thai
- 20 Seeds per Packet
- Maturity: 85 Days from Planting/Transplanting
- Heat Level: 50,000 - 100,000 Scoville Heat Units
- Pod Color: Starts as Green, Maturing to Red
- Pod Size: About 1 inch long
- Highly Productive Plant
- Originates from Thailand
- Bush Produces up to 200 Pepper Pods
History: Thai peppers, an integral part of Southeast Asian cuisine, have deep roots in Thailand where they've been grown and consumed for centuries. Known not just for their fiery punch but also their rich history, these peppers have seamlessly integrated themselves into various dishes across the world, spreading their influence far beyond their Thai origin.
Uses: Thai peppers are renowned for their ability to add instant heat and flavor to a variety of dishes. From the spicy curries of Thailand to spicy stir-fries and sauces, these peppers are versatile and pack a punch. In addition to cooking, they are often pickled or used as a garnish. Given their compact size, they're perfect for infusing heat in dishes without overwhelming them in volume.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: When looking to cultivate the Thai pepper, start by sowing seeds about 1/4 inch deep in well-draining soil. These peppers appreciate full sun and thrive in warm temperatures, so ensure they're protected from cold snaps or frost. Regular watering, without making the soil waterlogged, will ensure a healthy growth. Over time, you'll witness the transition of these peppers from green to a vibrant red, indicating they're ripe for harvest. Given their prolific nature, you can expect a generous yield from each bush, making them a rewarding addition to your garden.