CAP 872 Pepper
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum
Here is the CAP 872 Pepper, Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum, Scoville units: 1,600 to 8,500 SHU. This peppers originates from Peru. This rare annuum pepper variety is quite tasty and is often confused with the Tepin pepper which is a species originating from north america. Pods start out green in color then turn orange then red in color when fully ripe and get to .25 to .50 inches long. Plants can get to 4+ feet tall and tend to branchy producing hundreds of tiny little peppers. Pods have an amazing rich annuum flavor when fresh or dried and a very nice striking burn that don't go away very fast! Excellent for eating fresh, drying and pickling! This is a mid to late season variety so start early!. Open pollinated 70 to 100+ days.
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