Fidalgo Roxa Pepper
Here is the Fidalgo Roxa Pepper, Capsicum Chinense, Scoville units: 10,000 to 15,500 SHU. This peppers originates from Brazil and comes from a small family of peppers called "Roxa". This rare roxa pepper variety is quite tasty and is used quite a bit throughout many countries in south america mostly Brazil. Pods start out purple in color then turn peach in color with an overtone of purple on peach when fully ripe and get to .75 to 1.50 inches round. Plants can get to 3+ feet tall and tend to very bushy producing dozens of small little roxa peppers. Pods have an amazing rich fruity flavor when fresh and when dried, they have an amazing flavor too! Tho the heat is not very high, they still have a nice striking burn that last for a while! Excellent for eating fresh, drying and pickling! This is a mid season variety so start early! Open pollinated 70 to 90+ days.
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