CAP 455 Pepper
Capsicum baccatum var. pendulum
Here is the CAP 455 Pepper, Capsicum baccatum var. pendulum, Scoville units: 1,000 to 2,500 SHU. This peppers originates from Germany and was first into the Leibniz Institute for Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK Gatersleben) in 1974. This rare baccatum pepper variety is quite tasty and is often confused with the Aji Verde pepper which is a shorter and stockier. Pods start out green in color then turn red in color when fully ripe and get to 3 to 4.5 inch long. Plants can get to 4+ feet tall and tend to branchy producing dozens of fruits. Pods have an amazing baccatum berry like flavor when fresh but with some sweetness with a very nice low burn that don't last very long! Excellent for eating fresh, drying and roasting! This is a mid to late season variety so start early! Open pollinated 70 to 100+ days.
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