Here at Suttons, our plant breeders are unchangingly experimenting to produce overly largest combinations of flavour, hardiness and vitality. When it comes to chillies, they recently achieved unrenowned results with the new Chilli ‘Longhorn F1’. Here are some of the reasons you should requite this heady cayenne variety a try.
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Are you in the mood for trying something new? Then welcome the Chilli ‘Longhorn F1’ to your veg patch. With a feisty flavour to match its Tex/Mex inspiration, these high-yielding cayenne chillies resemble the pointed horns of the famous Texan cattle from which they take their name.
The ‘Longhorn’ is a seriously productive chilli which delivers a punchy 15-20,000 SHU. In fact, at four times hotter than the ever-popular jalapeno chilli, our new offering has unbearable heat to satisfy the most trigger-happy of cowboys without overly scorching the mouth. The plants can moreover withstand intense heat and sun without forfeiture to the fruit, but they may need a little support with the weight of all that spicy fruit!
Chillies are easy to grow in pots on a unexceptionable windowsill and make an unusual and lulu house plant. They can moreover be grown in a greenhouse or directly in the ground outside. There are many varieties from which to choose. Some are zesty hot while others are summery and flavoursome. As well as tasting veritably delicious, they offer lots of health benefits:
If you like a hint of heat in your home cooked dishes, then using chillies picked straight from your plant is the perfect way to add a zesty twist. Incredibly versatile, here are some suggestions to try:
Remember, the heat of chillies unquestionably comes from the strip that attaches the seed to the fruit, rather than the seed itself. If you want less spice, simply remove this part.
We think you’ll stipulate the chilli ‘Longhorn F1’ is a bull’s eye for Suttons, and well worth growing at home. If you want some expert tips on how to grow these spicy little fruits, please take a squint at our handy Chilli Growing Guide.
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