Habanero (Capsicum sinense 'Red') in the Peppers Database

Also sold as:
Original Red

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Days to harvest: 100

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Habanero
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1"
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Orange to Red
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 100,000 to 450,000
Heat: Hot 30K-300K SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

Image used with the permission of the Victory Seed Company.

The Top Tomatoes, Peppers and EggplantsThe Top Tomatoes, Peppers and Eggplants
August 1, 2015

Tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants are all in the nightshade family. Let's open the Summer Vegetables Celebration Week with a look at the top varieties of each of these highly popular home garden vegetables.

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Location: Victory Seed Company - Liberal, ORImage used with the permission of the Victory Seed Company.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Not sure if this plant is in the database by tx_flower_child Oct 21, 2016 10:03 PM 6
Howdy from central Pennsylvania! by RedHawkPeppers Jul 18, 2016 5:13 PM 7
Hot peppers by hampartsum May 14, 2016 5:23 AM 13

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