video guides: here

difficulty rating: easy-intermediate 

suitable growing site: medium pots or in the ground under cover on a windowsill or greenhouse or balcony

days from sowing to harvest: 120 days+

risk of cross-pollination: yes - grow only one type of pepper or protect and hand pollinate

when to sow: sow as early as february indoors or under lights. otherwise sow in march under glass.

requirements:  rich soil and full sun 

harvesting for eating: late summer 

harvest for seed: when peppers are full and have reached their final colour (e.g. turning from green to red)