Hot Pepper (Capsicum sinense 'PA 353') in the Peppers Database

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: USDA Vegetable Lab Pacific

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Squash pepper
Pepper Shape: Other: Shaped like scalloped squash
Fruit Length: 1 - 1.5 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1.5 - 2 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70-80 green, 90 red.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): >30,000
Heat: Hot 30K-300K SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 18 - 36 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

Discussion Threads about this plant
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How many photos per genus? by Calif_Sue Mar 15, 2012 9:29 PM 13

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