Our catalogue is a comprehensive guide to the fruit, nuts and bush food is that we grow. Includes a guide to the care and planting of fruit trees, climatic zone and essential reason for growing your own food.
The Rocoto Tree Chilli also has another common name of Hotlips there is no question of the heat in these perennial chilies.The fruit matures from green to red and ranges in heat from medium hot to very hot depending on the weather. The shrub will fruit abundantly for many years. The deep rich chilli flavour is accentuated when dry roasted in a pan or directly over a flame.
Large sweet fruit can reach up to 10cm in length. It is delicious eaten fresh but can also be sundried and eaten as a sweet. Medium sized spreading tree with a weeping habit, excellent shade tree. Birds love them too so make sure you cover them if you don't want to share. You can also get multiple crops by pruning immediately after your first crop. (White Shahtoot Video)