Orange Habanero (Capsicum chinense). Believed to have originated in Cuba, habanero actually translates to from Havana?. The orange variety of the thin-skinned hot pepper is often considered the most preferred. Subtle apricot flavors are complemented by a impressive heat measuring between 200,000-300,000 Scoville units
|Heat Level||200,000-300,000 Scoville heat units (SHU)|
|Days To Maturity||95-105 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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