Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Carolina Cayenne') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: Resistant to root knot nematode
Country of Origin: Central and South America
Hybridizer or Originator: Developed by Clemson Univ. and USDA

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Cayenne
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 4 - 6"
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.75 - 1"
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70-80 green, 80-90 red.
Wall Thickness: Thin
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 175,000
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"
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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