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Fort Wayne, Indiana (Zone 5a)
Dec 19, 2015 11:24 AM CST
 There is much debate as to whether this variety is part of the species Annuum or Frutescens. The greenish white flowers display the characteristics of a Frutescens. These bushy plants grow to 18–24" and produce a profusion of 2in long conical shaped hot fruits that grow upright on the plant. The medium thick fleshed pods start off yellow and have a purple mottling before maturing to an orange/red color approximately 65-77 days after transplanting. The variety is said to have good disease resistance and is an attractive variety for container pots.
Capsicum: Frutescens
Origin: Mexico
Scoville units: 50,000-80,000
Taste: pungent, spicy
Fruit size & color: 2" yellow > purple > red
Fruit position & shape: erect, elongate
Plant height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Maturity: 75 days
Habit:·tree-like, sturdy
Germ. time: 2-10 weeks @ 75-90°

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