Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Ancho L') in the Peppers Database

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Mexico

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Ancho
Pepper Shape: Heart
Fruit Length: 3.75 - 6 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 2 - 3 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Brown (Chocolate)
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 greem. 90 brown.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 1000 - 1500
Heat: Mild 100-2500 SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 30 - 40 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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March 31, 2012

In the duo of "herbs and spices", herbs tend to get most of the attention when it comes to growing them and making seasonings and flavorings at home. However, a number of spices are equally as easy to grow and preserve yourself. There's also the added reassurance of knowing exactly how they were grown.

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