Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Cascabel') in the Peppers Database

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: Called "Rattle Chile" because seeds rattle in dried pod.
Country of Origin: Mexico

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Mirasol
Pepper Shape: Round
Fruit Length: 1 - 1.5 inches diameter
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1 - 1.5 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 - 80 color not specified
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 1000 - 2500
Heat: Mild 100-2500 SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 24 - 30 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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