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A small fruited hybrid chilli type, BIRDSEYE HOT produces high yields of small fruit setting 2-3 fruit per node. The vigorous plant has an upright, open habit for ease of harvest and excellent fruit setting which continues throughout the growing period. The fruit of BIRDSEYE HOT are highly uniform and glossy with a conical shape and smooth skin. A highly pungent type also known as a ‘Thai chilli’, the fruit produced is very popular for a range of cooking.

Variety Features

Fruit mature to red colour
Fruit size approximately 4cm x 1cm
Pungency levels of 50,000-100,000 Scoville units

Agronomic Considerations

A hybrid variety
Covered production is possible year round

Disease Resistances


Market Segment

Fresh market
Process market

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Pack Sizes

1M, 5M, 10M