Birdseye (Thai - Hot )
One of the most widely used chillies in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, the Thai Birdseye is small but spicy and belongs in the veggie patch of all chefs and home cooks alike.
This Birdseye is one of the most popular chilli types sold in Australia, and is even available in some supermarkets. The plant is big, tough and very cold tolerant. The Birdseye chili is small in size but still has a bit of bite, measuring in at 100,000 to 225,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU).
Commonly used in cooking, especially in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. It can be eaten raw, or can be cooked or pickled.
|Germination Time||7 - 21 Days|
|Sowing Method||Raise Seedlings|
|Plant Life Cycle||Annual|
|Frost Hardiness||Frost Tender|