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

Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: Often referred to as a "Bird Pepper:"
Country of Origin: Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Piquin
Pepper Shape: Other: Oval
Fruit Length: 0.375 - 0.5 inch
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.375 - 0.5 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 90+ green, 120 red
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 30,000 -- 50.000
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

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