Hot Pepper (Capsicum frutescens 'Purira') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Mirasol
Pepper Shape: Cylindrical
Fruit Length: 2 - 2.5 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.5 - 0.625 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Yellow to Orange to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 - 80 green, 85 red.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 40,000 - 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
Plant Height: 20 - 36 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

Purira Capsicum: Frutescens Origin: Mexico

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Purira by DanCarmona Dec 19, 2015 11:24 AM 0

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