Capsicum Rhomboideum Pepper
Here is the Capsicum rhomboideum Pepper also known as the Capsicum ciliatum, Scoville units: 000 SHU. It is a perennial member of the genus Capsicum and is considered a distant wild relative of the chili pepper. Its fruit do not have any pungency or heat and are a 0 on the Scoville Heat Unit scale. It gets its name from the rhomboidal to elliptical shape of its leaves. It is native to Mexico, Central America, and Andean region of South America. It can take up to 4 years before it flowers and fruits! the plants can get quite big as large as 8 feet tall and spreads out just as wide. The berries or peppers if you will, are about 1/4 inch at best and a deep mahogany red color. after the 4 year waiting period they become pretty good producers! NOT a beginner plant. Open pollinated seeds can take up to 3 months to sprout. 100+ days.
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