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Delicious and mild black fruits on tall plants, very ornamental and productive.

Genus Capsicum
Group/Species annuum longum
Variety 'Black Hungarian'
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Chilli
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in modules between Feb-March. These need a long growing season. Pot on and plant out when the frosts are over and the plants are about 10cm high and the first flowers appear.
Care Tips Grow in a greenhouse, in pots or in the ground. If planting outside, leave cloche in place for 2 weeks after planting to allow plants to settle in.
Flowering July - September
Storing Can be dried for storing
Harvesting July - November. 3-4 months from sowing. 'Hungarian Black' will produce for 3-4 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Chilli 'Black Hungarian' reviews

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Reviewed 30th June 2018 by Lisa M

I started these off from seed indoors in Feb and now (beginning of July) have 6 plants full of fruit. Lovely, fruity chilli with a mild heat.