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As a comment about Datil (Capsicum sinense 'Datil'), DanCarmona wrote:

Datil
Capsicum: sinense
Origin: USA
PI: 281435
Flower: stellate, small, bell-shaped
Petals: white
Spots: No
Calyx: Almost toothless
Pods: 2"L-3/4"W Green > red
Seed: yellow-brown
Leaves: large, uneven
Plant height: 24"
Maturity: 95 days
Habit: small, usually low tree
Scoville units: 100,000 - 325,000
Germ. Time: 3 wk. >.3 mo.

Synonym: Capsicum sinensis
This variety has been grown for about 300 years in St. Augustine Florida, and its name in Spanish means "edible date." It is a sinense variety and has similar heat and aroma to the Habanero, except that the Datil is more fruity and much sweeter. This species is most readily distinguished by the three to five flowers at each node, the drooping pedicels, and the circular constriction at the base of the fruit "cap."
Name: Sasha Wiseman
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DaisyRyder
May 7, 2017 8:59 AM CST
There are two kinds of Datil that bear the same name. Which had me confused for a while. The red Datil, sweet and more rare than the orange hot variety.

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