Hot Pepper (Capsicum baccatum 'Bishops Crown') in the Peppers Database

Also sold as:
Bishop's Hat
Friar's Hat
Balloon
Christmas Bell

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: Named for resembling a three-cornered hat.
Country of Origin: Brazil via Barbados

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
Pepper Shape: Squat
Fruit Length: 1"
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1.5"
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Orange to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 90 days. Corlor not specified.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 5000-15,000 SHU. Heat mostly in seeds and center. Wings are mild.
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: 36-48"
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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capsicum annuum var. conoides by munozk Aug 13, 2013 10:18 PM 8

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