Hot Pepper (Capsicum frutescens 'Wiri Wiri') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: Some assign this as Capsicum Sinense
Country of Origin: Guyana

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Frutescens or Sinense
Pepper Shape: Round
Other: Berry shape
Fruit Length: 0.25 - 0.375 inch
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.25 - 0.375 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Orange to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 80-90 green, 100 orange-red.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 100,000 - 350,000
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: 24 - 36 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Wiri Wiri Pepper by farmerdill Aug 25, 2019 5:42 PM 1

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