Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Central African Republic

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Habanero type Sinense
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Other: Folded or ribbed
Fruit Length: 2.5 - 3.5 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1.25 - 1.5 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Yellow
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 85 - 90+ color not specified
Wall Thickness: Thin
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 125,000 - 325,000
Heat: Hot 30K-300K SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 20 - 30 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

Common names
  • Hot Pepper

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Date: 2021-08-17
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Location: Zone 5 Fort Wayne Indiana
Date: 2010-08-16
Location: Zone 5 Fort Wayne Indiana
Date: 2010-11-02
Fatalii flower
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Date: 2021-07-13
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  • Posted by DanCarmona (Fort Wayne, Indiana - Zone 5a) on Jan 21, 2012 10:47 AM concerning plant:
    Capsicum: sinense
    Origin: Central African Republic
    Flower: stellate, small, bell-shaped
    Petals: white
    Spots: No
    Calyx: Almost toothless
    Pods: 3" long X 1 ΒΌ" Light green, yellow
    Seed: yellow-brown
    Leaves: large, uneven
    Plant height: 24-36"
    Maturity: 100 days
    Habit: small, usually low tree
    Scoville units: 100,000-300,000
    Germ. Time: 3 wk. >.3 mo.

    This chile is one of the hottest, if not the hottest on earth. A Habanero relative and sometimes spelled Fatalli, this prolific plant can grow up to 4ft tall, although 2ft is more common. They have a fruity, almost citrus-like flavor and make a very attractive-colored hot sauce.

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