Pepper Hot Habanero Red – Item #3995


One of the hottest peppers, with a pungent, smoky flavor. 2″ long wrinkled fruit that ripens from green to deep orange. Pick when ripe for best flavor. Use sparingly in sauces and salsas. Scoville Heat Units: 200,000-350,000.

SKU: 00000699 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.

Harvest the first fruits early to encourage continued production through the season. Cut (don’t pull) the fruit from stems.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Capsicum chinense

Matures In: 100 days

Attributes: Fiery hot heirloom