Hot Pepper (Capsicum sinense 'Jamaican Hot Red') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Jamaica

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Squash
Pepper Shape: Squat
Other: Shaped like a mushroom or scallop squash
Fruit Length: 1 - 1.75 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1.25 - 1.5 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 - 80 green, 100+ red.
Wall Thickness: Thin
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 100,000 - 200,000
Heat: Hot 30K-300K SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 20 - 36+ inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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