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

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Afghanistan

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Asian
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 2.5 - 3 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.375 - 0.5 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 green, 85 red.
Wall Thickness: Thin
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 10,000 - 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: 24 - 36 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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