Also known as 'Pimenta biquinho' or 'little bird pepper', 'Red Biquinho' is an open pollinated Brazilian variety that produces large amounts bright red, tapered, one inch long peppers. With mild to medium heat, intense taste, and a fruity sweetness, they're a great way to add some serious flavor without adding too much heat. 500-5,000 Scoville heat units (SHU).
|Heat Level||500-5,000 Scoville heat units (SHU)|
|Days To Maturity||75 days to maturity|
|Germination||sow indoors 1/4 in. deep 8-14 weeks before last frost, germinates best with soil temp between 80-90F|
|Antagonists||fennel, beans, kohlrabi|
|Harvest||Peppers can be harvested at any stage once they reach the desired size. Sugar content and nutrient content increase if left on the plant to fully mature.|
|Uses||edible*(fruit), herb/spice, medicinal*, utility (repellent)|
|Breed Status||Heirloom/Open Pollinated|
|Saving Seeds/Propagation||Harvest seeds from the earliest, fully matured (but not dried) fruits.|
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