Habanero Orange Seeds


These chilies are deliciously tasty and devilishly hot. Popular the world over for their versatility and quality, get some in your garden and you certainly won't regret it!

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Habanero Orange Seeds: Flavoursome Fire!

The Orange Habanero chili is one of the most popular in the world, and heralds all the way from sunny Havana, Cuba. It straddles the perfect middle ground, being spicy enough to add some serious fire to your cooking, but not so hot that it overpowers the flavours. In fact, not only does it give the other flavours plenty of room to shine, but it provides a whole load of its own delicious flavours to boot!

How To Grow Orange Habanero Chilies

  • Step 1: Germination

With chilies, you can plant the seeds in their final pots, making it a fairly simple process. However, there are a few things you must do to assist germination. Bury seeds about 1cm deep in the soil and keep it moist, but not soaked. Cover the pots with cling film to maintain a high humidity, or else the seeds won’t pop. Place them in a warm space. Habaneros like very warm soil to germinate; anything between 25 and 28°C is perfect.

When deciding on pot size, it’s really up to you and how much space you have. Bigger pots mean bigger harvests, but also a longer grow cycle. So if you’re impatient, a smaller pot may suit you!

Seeds can take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks to germinate. As a general rule, the hotter the chili, the longer the germination time.

  • Step 2: Patience

All going well, you should eventually see a seedling pop above the ground. Once you do, remove the cling film and move the pot to a well-lit space (if it isn’t already). For watering, just treat it as you would a normal house plant.

Using a tomato feed should suffice, but if you want to avoid the dreaded blossom-end rot, you may want to give your plants a little extra calcium via a foliar spray.

How and When To Harvest Habanero Orange Chilies

Habanero orange chilies are easy enough to harvest. Once they’re orange (plus a few days), they’re ready. It should take around 100 days for them to reach maturity, at which point the plant is likely to be around 80cm high, and the pods themselves about 5cm long.

This maturation time is a rough guide, and the real duration will depend on a few factors. So take the cues from the chilies themselves. Once they initially turn orange, they’re almost ready. Simply pluck them from the plant; if they come away easily, they’re ripe. If they cling onto the plant, give them a few more days and try again.

A Word of Warning

Orange Habaneros are pretty hot, and if you’re handling them or their seeds regularly, you should wear gloves to avoid pepper burn. And be extra careful about not touching your eyes or going to the toilet before washing your hands (if you don't wear gloves)—it hurts!

Note: The packaging for this product may contain incorrect information. Please refer to this page for correct information about Zamnesia's Habanero Orange seeds.

Habanero Orange Seeds data sheet
Colour Orange
Harvesting Period June–September
Maturation time ~100 days
Sowing January–April
Botanical Name Capsicum chinense
Suitable For Outside
Plant Type Pepper
Location In pot, In soil
Watering Schedule Regularly
Amount of Sun Full sun
Required Space 45x85
Advised Technique Transplant, Plant out, Support plants
Sowing period under glass January, February, March
Outdoor sowing period March, April
Harvest period July, August, September
Uses Edible
Poisonous No
Frost Resistant No
Lifespan Perennial
Package contents Ca. 6 seeds
Average Height ~80cm
Spiciness (SHU) Hot (100–350K SHU)

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    Heißer Scheiß!
    Die Keimrate der Samen war ganz okay und die Pflanzen die es geschafft haben sind gut gewachsen. Die abgereiften Früchte haben es ordentlich in sich! Da sie gegen Ende des Sommers mit Dünger unterstützt noch mal eine ordentliche Ausbringung hatte, wurde ein Teil zu einer scharfen Sauce eingekocht. Sie möchte wohl dosiert sein aber schmeckt klasse!

    W. L.

    Really tasty!

    S. P.

    Great service
    Great seeds

    K. U.

    Spicy guys
    Slow start but they recently started fruiting like crazy, beautiful colour and very spicy! Just as they're supposed to be

    M. L.

    Alle 6 Samen sind gekeimt....
    Es ca. 15 Tage gedauert, bis sich die kleinen Keimlinge aus der Erde gewagt haben, aber alle sind gekeimt. TOP! Ich habe mich weitestgehend an die Anleitung gehalten und die Töpfe immer bei 20-22 Grad Celsius stehen lassen (also keine Temperaturschwankungen). Ich habe meine Anzuchterde aus Kokos, Composana und Anzuchterde für Kakteen selbst gemixt. Die verwende ich auch für andere Pflanzen und funktioniert zuverlässig. Die Versendung von Zamnesia war wieder mal vorbildlich und zuverlässig. Bedankt!

    T. H.

    Bien las semillas
    Aún no me han salido, cuando me salgan las valoraré como se merecen.

    A. F.

    A Classic
    Classic hot pepper, what more could you want?

    B. K.
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