One of the hottest versions of the habanero . With the typical citrusy-smoky flavor of orange habaneros and twice the heat, these fireballs are a perfect addition to a pot of soup or chili, and they make killer hot sauce. Like its sister, the Yellow Habanero originated in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, but it is now commonly grown in the Caribbean and North America as well. It even grows nicely in northern climates, either in summer gardens or in large pots. The chilies mature from green to bright red, and grow to about 1 ½" in length and 1" in width. The habanero pepper is related to the famous Jamaican Scotch bonnet pepper Organic , seeds originally from Jamaica. also Known as Jamaican Yellow Hot Pepper, Country Pepper. For more mild peppers water liberally and for hotter peppers stress the plants by only watering after they wilt slightly
Scoville heat units (SHU): 425,000 – 577,000 SHU
Median heat: 501,000 SHU
Capsicum species: Chinese
Jalapeño reference scale: 53 to 231 times hotter
Size: Approximately 2 inches long, tapered
Flavor: Sweet, Fruity, Earthy, Smoky
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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