Enjoy a sweet, fruity, almost smoky flavour with just a little heat and a strong aroma. Biquinho Red can be really prolific, it is perfect for using in salads, sauces, casseroles, pizzas… pop them in whole for a burst of flavour. These little fruits, with their a distinctive ‘beak’, reach 500-1000 SHU Price for 10 seeds
SOW: indoors from March to end of May, in a warm soil barely covering the seeds as they need light to germinate.
GROW: when they reach the 2/3 leaf stage they can be planted into a greenhouse or hardened off and put outside in a warm sheltered spot. You can grow them in the soil, in a container or in a grow bag. Biquinho can take 4 months before the fruits start to ripen to bright red, happy plants are prolific until the first frosts.
EAT: ready to use in salads, sauces, casseroles, pizzas… pop them in whole for a burst of flavour. These are also a good choice for pickling or freezing