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

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA, California

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: New Mexican
Other: Anaheim type
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 6 - 7 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1 - 1.5 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70-80 Color not specified
Wall Thickness: Medium
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 500 - 2500
Heat: Mild 100-2500 SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 24 - 30 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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