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cherry bomb plant

Water your plants regularly and give them a liquid feed every fortnight. Chilli peppers may require some support – train them up a bamboo cane or look at our range of Plant Supports for some long lasting plant support solutions.

The Chilli Pepper Cherry Bomb has more of a bite than a kick with a Scoville rating of 10,000 to 15,000 making it a very tasty variety to add to dishes.
Keep an eye out for Aphids, Whitefly and Spider mite as these can damage your chilli pepper plants.

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The Chilli Pepper Cherry Bomb has more of a bite than a kick with a Scoville rating of 10,000 to 15,000 making it a very tasty variety to add to dishes.
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Pinch of the tips of chilli plants when they reach around 20cm in height which will encourage the plants to produce more fruits. You’ll need to feed both chillies and peppers frequently, especially before it starts to flower.

  • Organic Chilli Pepper Cherry Bomb
  • Supplied as a pack of 3 plants
  • Arrives bare rooted ready to be planted
  • Approx. height 10-30cm
  • Round Cherry shaped Chilli Peppers
  • Up to 7cm diameter
  • Thick fleshy walls
  • Turns from green to bright red
  • Scoville rating of 10,000 to 15,000
  • Delivery from Mid to Late May
  • Grown pesticide free
  • Allow up to 3 weeks for delivery

Please Note: Due to postage charges incurred we require a minimum order of 3 separate packs of plants on all orders of vegetable plants.

Chillies and Peppers grow much better in a warm greenhouse and smaller plants will do well on a sunny windowsill. Chillies and peppers are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots.

The Chilli Pepper Cherry Bomb has more of a bite than a kick with a Scoville rating of 10,000 to 15,000 making it a very tasty variety to add to

Cherry bomb plant

Number of plants: 3

If you get a generous crop of chillies, try drying them out to keep you going over the winter.
Each type of plant will have an identification label to help you spot which they are. Lay them out into their respective plant types (e.g. lettuce, cauliflower, peas). Then, stand them upright, being especially careful with the ones that aren’t in bio pots. The roots may be dry, so give them all a good drink of water by submerging the roots for a few minutes in a container of clean water.

Your baby plants will arrive carefully packed in straw. They may look a little tired from their travels. This is quite normal but, as soon as possible, carefully unpack them all.
When they reach about 20cm in height you can pinch off the growing tips of the plant. This will encourage a bushier plant with more peppers.
Chillies and Peppers grow much better in a warm greenhouse. Some of the smaller plants will do well on a sunny windowsill.
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Give them a little support – train them up a bamboo cane.

Three to a grow bag or one to a pot. If you’re planting them in beds, the spacing is slightly dependent on the variety you choose, and we’ll advise you what’s best for your baby chillies and peppers when you receive them. If in doubt, 20cm is a good distance.

This tasty variety of cherry bomb chilli pepper plants from Rocket Gardens produce cherry shaped fruits which give more of a bite rather than too much heat.