Caribbean Red Habanero - Twice as hot as the regular habanero! Its fruity flavor is a fine addition to make extra spicy salsas, marinades and for some very hot sauces. It originates from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and will grow well in northern climates. Easy to grow.
The red pods are 1-1/2"" long and 1" wide and grow on 36" tall plants. It is so productive the plant may need support when loaded with fruit. Capsicum chinense (90 days) Heirloom - Open-pollinated
Heat Level: Extra Super Hot. Scoville Heat Units 400,000
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30" apart or into large 5 gallon containers. Harvest peppers when they are red.