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

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: Ingredient in Chicago style hot dogs.
Country of Origin: USA, New Mexico

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Piquin
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Cylindrical
Fruit Length: 1.5 - 2.25 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.375 - 0.5 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 - 80 green, 85 red.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 15,000 - 20,000
Heat: Medium Hot 2.5-30K SHU

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

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