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Here is the Manzano Red Pepper, Capsicum pubescens, Scoville units: 30,000 ~ 60,000 SHU. This is a black seed variety and is native to Bolivia and Peru. It is an extremely hot, red colored pepper looking much like the habanero. Seeds are from the rarer red-skinned type rocoto tree pepper sometimes referred to as the apple chili. This pepper is considered a rocoto tree pepper relative and is noted for its cold hardiness, as it naturally grows on Andean mountain slopes, this pepper will survive several degrees below freezing. Plants grow from 2 to 6 feet tall and can live for many years. Peppers can get to 3 inches round and bright red. Open pollinated 110 days from transplanting.

Manzano Red Pepper

SKU: 8239-5