ANGKOR SUNRISE, Hot Pepper Seeds, (Capsicum frutescens)
Species: Frutescens | Origin: Cambodia | Heat: Hot
A variety named by Richard Sterling from seed collected in Cambodia. The very productive and rather tall bushy variety is a Tabasco relative. The peppers are approximately 2in long by 0.5in wide and grow erect on the plant. They ripen from a beautiful yellow to an astonishing red color. The pods make a delicious Chile powder when dried but also have a wonderful fruity taste when eaten fresh.
This pepper is extremely hot with an exceptionally strong pungent pepper taste. The plants grow to heights of 1 1/2 - 3 feet tall and are covered with hundreds of peppers of about 1/8 inch in diameter and 1 - 2 inches long.
When ripened to a fiery red it is used by the Vietnamese in cooking or pickled, but is seldom used as a fresh pepper because of the tremendous heat.
Peppers, like tomatoes, grow in well-drained fertile soil
Almost all peppers have the same requirements for successful growth. Plant them in good, well-drained, fertile soil – and make sure they get lots of sunlight and a good inch of water per week. In many ways, they mimic the same requirements needed for growing great tomatoes.
At Planting Time:
We plant all of our peppers with a good shovel full of compost in the planting hole, and then give them a good dose of compost tea every few weeks for the first 6 weeks of growth. We also mulch around each of our pepper plants with a good 1 to 2″ thick layer of compost
All pepper varieties are Heirloom and/or OP(Open Pollinated.) and Organically Grown
Peppers often like to take their sweet time germinating. They can be up in a week, and some will take almost a month. Even with paper towel germination testing, they can take long. I am not sure why, but it is a normal occurrence. So plan and make sure you start them early enough! Also, remember they like heat to germinate so make sure you have a heating mat or something to keep the soil warm. Placing them up on top of the fridge often works too since it is normally warmer up there.