PI 439410 Pepper
Here is the PI 439410 Pepper, Capsicum baccatum, Scoville units: 1,000 to 5,000 SHU. This rare and unusual baccatum pepper originates from Uruguay and was first donated to the Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA in 1978 by Smith, P.G., University of California, read more HERE The strange pepper is a baccatum similar to a habanero but taste nothing like a habanero. The pods get to around 2 inches round and has rich baccatum pepper flavor! Fruits start out green in color and turn to a red color when fully ripe. Plants can get to 5+ feet tall and tend to be a tall sized plant but if pruned they tend to stay small like 3 feet tall and bushy. Pods have an amazing flavor with a very nice snappiness and medium heat an sweetness that is very satisfying but some peppers may be very hot! These make a great sauce and pickling pepper and holds up well in a skillet an also great for and fresh eating too! Open pollinated 72 to 81 days.
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