Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Peter Pepper Orange') in the Peppers Database

Also sold as:
Peter, Orange

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Cayenne
Pepper Shape: Wrinkled
Other: Phallic shape with rounded tip
Fruit Length: 2.5 - 4 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1 - 1.25 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Orange
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70-80 green, 100 red.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 5000 - 23,000
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: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Fruit: Showy
Flower Color: White
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Apr 28, 2014 6:37 AM

Scoville Heat Rating for these peppers is Hot (5,000 to 30,000 Scoville Units)

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