Little in size, yet white-hot… Peruvian white habanero fast facts: Scoville heat units (SHU): 100,000 – 350,000 SHU Median heat: 225,000 SHU Origin: Peru Capsicum species: Chinese Jalapeño reference scale: 12 to 140 times hotter Use: Culinary Size: Up to 2 inches long, lantern-like shape Flavor: Fruity, Sweet
The creamy white hue and small shape of the Peruvian white habanero (a.k.a. white habaneroor Peruvian white lightning habanero) may make you think the chili’s heat is lesser than its orange cousins. But the white habanero packs an equal – if not more potent punch – to the common habanero with a similar fruity, slightly smoky flavor. The Peruvian is a looker, too, making it an extra hot chili that works perfectly as an ornamental pepper plant as well.
For more mild peppers water liberally and for hotter peppers stress the plants by only watering after they wilt slightly
Heirloom Non-GMO Seedlings will be 5 inches or taller.
*** We grow our plants right out in the New Mexico weather and in full sun. We recommend allowing a day or two for your new babies get acclimated to your climate. At that point, your plant should recover from any stress due to shipping as well, and is ready to plant in the ground or a container if the weather permits. ***
Seedlings will be 5 inches or taller.
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