Pepper Hot Jamaican Red – Item #1223


Fruity and spicy, with thin-skinned squash-shaped fruit. Plant produces an abundance of pods that ripen quickly from light green to bright red. A Caribbean favorite for hot sauces. Perfect for salsa and pickling. Scoville Heat Units: 100,000-200,000.

SKU: 00000438 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 36″ (91cm)

Sprouts In: 10-20 days

Unless you live in a year-round warm climate, start seeds indoors eight to ten weeks before last frost. Keep soil temperature warm (75-80°F) for best germination. Harden off young plants ten days before transplanting and plant outdoors in late spring.

Jamaican Red is very early to mature. Pick when fruits are bright red.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Capsicum chinense

Matures In: 70 days