Hot Pepper (Capsicum sinense 'Aji Dulce') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Venezuela

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Habanero
Pepper Shape: Squat
Fruit Length: 1-2 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1-1.5 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Orange to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 65 green. 90 red.
Wall Thickness: Medium
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 500
Heat: Mild 100-2500 SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

 Aji Dulce has the same shape, size, color and aroma of Habanero,

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Posted by DanCarmona (Fort Wayne, Indiana - Zone 5a) on Jan 15, 2012 10:25 AM

Capsicum: sinense
Origin: Venezuela
PI: 543193
Flower: stellate, small, bell-shaped
Petals: Yellowish-white
Spots: No
Calyx: Almost toothless
Pods: 1"- 2"L X 1"-1ΒΌ"W green > red
Seed: yellow-brown
Leaves: large, uneven
Plant height: 24"
Maturity: 90 days
Habit: small, usually low tree
Scoville units: 1,000-1500

Germ. Time: 3 wk. >.3 mo.

Aji Dulce has the same shape, size, color and aroma of Habanero, with only a trace of heat. The fruits are highly aromatic and the flavor is unusual and complex, with overtones of black pepper and coriander, and undertones of other spicy flavors. The pods are tapered and mature from pale green to orange and then to red. The NuMex Sauve developed by NMSU is closely related.

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