Sow under glass February-early April, grow on in pots in a cool greenhouse, or plant out under cloches in late May or June. Redskin and Apache F1 can be grown outdoors without protection in very warm areas, preferably against a sunny wall.
Take care when preparing chillies as the substance which causes the 'hot' flavour can also cause irritation if it comes in contact with the eyes. HEALTH BENEFITS - Red and green both high in vitamin C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron). Red very high in vitamin A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections). COOKING HINTS: Try sweet pepper strips raw with dips or roasted whole and stuffed! Make a simple chilli oil by adding whole chillies to a bottle of olive oil (puncture them to make them sink).