Here is the Chi Chien Pepper, Capsicum annuum, Scoville units: 40,000 ~ 70,000 SHU. This pepper originates from China and is widely used throughout the southern regions of Asia. This ornamental variety can reach 5 feet tall and produce hundreds of peppers! The peppers are 2.5 inches long and grow upright in clusters of 3 to 8 per node. We found this pepper to be a great one for drying and pickling. Grows best in full sun and rich organic soil. Open pollinated 80 days from transplanting.
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