Here is the Akabare Khursani Pepper also known as Dalle Khursani Pepper, Capsicum annuum, Scoville units: 8,000 to 30,000 SHU. This pepper originates from the Ilam district of Eastern Nepal. It is a mini cherry pepper variety that is quite tasty. Pods start out green in color then turn to a deep dark red color when fully ripe. Plants can get to 2 feet tall and tend to be a dwarf type and if pruned they tend to stay very small like 16 inches tall. Pods have an amazing annuum flavor with a very nice stricking burn that don't go away very fast! Even tho this pepper is rated very high on the scoville scale we feel it is much lower in heat more like a cayenne but with the taste of a annuum. Excellent for drying and pickling! Please note that some peppers can get to 80,000 shu level so take caution when serving. Open pollinated 68 days.

Akabare Khursani Pepper

SKU: 8258-10
  • Quantity 10 seeds

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    Peppers require a long warm season to produce fruits, taking from 58 to 100 days to mature. Although grown as an annual throughout most of the country, peppers survive as perennials in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9b, 10 and 11. Ornamental, sweet and hot peppers all require the same conditions for germination and fruit production.

    1. Start pepper seeds six to eight weeks before you plan to plant them outside. Use planting trays or pots with drainage holes and a separate water tray to allow excess moisture to drain.

    2. Wash planting trays or pots with hot water and soap. Mix nine parts water with one part bleach and rinse the containers with the mixture to remove any bacteria and fungus.

    3. Fill the planting container with seed starting mix. Use a packaged soilless blend or make your own using one-third peat, one-third sand and one-third vermiculite.

    4. Broadcast the pepper seeds across the seed starting medium. Cover them with a light layer of the medium about twice as thick as the seed width.

    5. Mist the planted container with room temperature water until the starting mix feels damp all the way through. Cover the tray or pots with a humidity dome or plastic film.

    6. Place the planters in a warm location. Pepper seeds need temperatures around 70 to 80 degrees F to germinate. Use a seed starting heat mat with thermostat to ensure consistent and accurate temperatures.

    7. Check the peppers daily for moisture levels and seedlings. Mist as needed to keep the soilless mix moist. Germination takes seven to 14 days for most varieties of peppers. Remove the plastic cover when seedlings appear.


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