- Full Sun (6+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 12 - 18 Inches
- Mature Width 12 - 18 Inches
- Growing Zones 8 - 10
For a prolific chili pepper with an excellent taste, you won’t go wrong with the Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant. Also known as Capsicum annuum 'Super Chilli', this plant can produce up to 300 red and green fruits up to 2.5 inches long per plant. As a hot pepper with a Scoville rating of 40,000 to 50,000, this pepper is ideal for flavoring dishes, either fresh or when dried. Not only is the Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant super productive, but it is also highly ornamental and will add a burst of color wherever you grow it.
Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant Care
For the heaviest yields, Super Chile is best grown in full sun. If growing more than one of these amazing pepper plants, they should be planted 18-24 inches apart. As a tender plant, the Super Chile Hot Pepper should only be planted out once all risk of frost has long passed. Select a planting site with fertile and free-draining soil.
Growing Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant
The Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant loves warmth and sun and is suitable for any sheltered, south-facing spot or for growing in a greenhouse or polytunnel. With its peppers harvestable in around 75 days, you could be enjoying its flavorsome heat in no time. Its fruits change from green to orange and red as they mature.
If grown in a container, this small, compact plant requires a pot size of 12-14 inches and a rich compost mix to support its growth. When potted, this pepper will require more frequent watering than if grown in the ground.
Watering Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant
The Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant likes to be grown in moist, but free-draining soil that is not overly wet or saturated. In general, a weekly watering will suffice depending on the growing conditions. Check the moisture level of the soil prior to watering.
Feeding Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant
To encourage your pepper plant to keep fruiting, a fertilizer can be applied once the first flowers appear. A general or tomato-specific fertilizer can be applied as instructed.
Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 8 - 10|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 12 - 18 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 12 - 18 Inches|
|Mature Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: N/A|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Goodness Grows|
|Common Name: Super Chile Hot Pepper Plant|
|Other Name(s): Super Chile Hot Pepper|
|Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum 'Super Chile' - Hot Thai|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.