Jaimaican Hot Chocolate - Has more flavor than chocolate habanero.
This cultivar comes from a pepper that was found at a market in Port Antonio, Jamaica. The wrinkled pods are very hot and have a strong smoky flavor. Chocolate habanero is a great tasting pepper, but many people say that Jamiacan Hot Chocolate has more flavor and tastes even better!
This beautiful pepper has great flavor and grows to about 2” around. The shiny skin of this Habanero-type pepper changes from green to red-brown and finally to chocolate brown at maturity. Capsicum chinense (100 days) Heirloom - Open-pollinated
Warning: Handling this pepper requires extreme caution. Wear hand, eye and breathing protection.
Heat Level: Extra Super Hot Scoville: 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. Harvest peppers when they are brown.