Ornamental Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Riot') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: Dr. James Baggett, Oregon State Univ.

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Ornamental
Other: Pepperoncini
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 2-3 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.25 - 0.375 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Orange to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 50-60 yellow green, 75-85 red
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 30,000
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: 6 - 12 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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