Country of Origin: Thailand
Days to harvest: 65

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 3-4″
Fruit Width at Shoulders: .5-1″
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Wall Thickness: Medium
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 50,000-100,000
Heat: Hot 30K-300K SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 1.5 feet
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Days to germinate: 6-10
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Hot Pepper

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Date: 2016-08-31
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