Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Chichimeca') in the Peppers Database

Year Introduced: 2004
Heredity: Hybrid
Hybridizer or Originator: Seminis

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 20-28 inches
Plant Spread: 12-15 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Various insects


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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 30, 2013 1:13 PM

A 2004 hybrid that does well in this area. Less corking than many varieties. Large fruits with good balance of heat and flavor.

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