PlantsPeppers→Habanero (Capsicum sinense 'XVIII')

Vegetables
Year Introduced: 2020
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Ed Currie
Days to harvest: 120

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Habanero
Pepper Shape: Wrinkled
Fruit Length: 2.5- 3 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1- 1.5 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 120
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 3 million
Heat: Ultra Hot >300K SHU

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: 30 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 18-20 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Culinary Herb
Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Various insects

The whole plant with ripe fruit

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