Habanero Chile Pepper
Capsicum chinense 'Habanero'
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy
The fiery habanero chile goes back at least 8,500 years according to evidence found in a cave in Peru. It is a classic hot chile of Mexico, especially on the Yucatan Peninsula where it is widely cultivated. At 30-50 times hotter than jalapeño, it was once rated the world’s hottest by Guinness World Records. The wrinkled lantern-shaped pods are used fresh or dried in salsas, chutneys, marinades. This is the standard variety which ripens to a fiery golden-orange or red. Thrives in hot sunny spots, a little on the dry side. As the seeds can be slow to germinate start indoors 8 weeks early. Ht. 60-90cm/2-3ft. 100 days. Heat: 100,000-350,000 Scoville units.
S4470-450 Seeds
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S4470-450 Bulk Seeds
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$12.00/g, $76.00/10g, $520.00/100g
S4470-451 SowNatural(tm) Seeds
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Currency: United States Dollar

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