Vietnamese Chile Pepper 'Ot Hiem'
We are proud to offer you authentic Vietnamese chiles grown with care in healthy, mineral-rich soil. Popular in Vietnamese and Thai dishes, these super hot cayenne shaped peppers are ornamentally rich with vibrant colors. If used in cooking these little peppers pack a punch so be ready for some heat! If you don’t like hot peppers then growing these will be satisfying enough as an ornamental.
- This pepper is above 30,000 scoville units
- Ot Heim translates to “mean pepper”
- Gloves should be used when handling hot pepper seeds
Soak in warm water for 24 hours
Start indoors in a good draining potting mix indoors 6 weeks before planting outside or continue to grow indoors
Soil temperature should be at least 60-70 degrees F when planting outdoors
Harden off and set out after all danger of frost is past in a nice sunny spot. For the biggest yields place plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly. After harvest cure in the sun for several days