CHILLI PEPPER ‘HOT ROD’
This chilli knows how to put on a show, with variegated foliage and striped fruits that change colour as they ripen. Peppers start out green and white, then become orange and brown before finally turning red. The flavour intensifies as peppers redden, so pick early if you’re not a fan of anything too fiery. It’s classified as a medium-hot chilli, with a fruity flavour, and plants crop between late-July and October. Exclusive to Suttons. Price: £2.99 for 10 seeds. Call 0844 326 2200 or visit www.suttons.co.uk.
Striking ‘go faster’ stripes are a feature of ‘Hot Rod’