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Golden Cayenne Pepper

Scientific Name : Capsicum annuum

Common Name : Hot Pepper

Type : Hot

Heat : 2 - mildly hot

Class : Cayenne

Habit : Bush, medium

Fruit Colour : Green to yellow

Fruit Size : 3-5 in./8-13 cm long x 0.5-0.75 in./1-2 cm wide

Days to maturity from transplant (green) : 70-75

Days to maturity from transplant (ripe) : 85-90

Home garden variety. Add bright color to your garden or patio with this unique, golden-colored cayenne pepper. Cayenne-shaped fruit will mature from green to golden-yellow and increase in heat as they ripen, similar to classic red cayenne fruit. Golden Cayenne fruit are excellent for cooking or fresh eating in salsa and sauces. Fruit can be dried and ground into a golden-yellow powder, a perfect addition to any recipe calling for hot pepper flakes or powder. Compact bush plants perform well in medium-sized containers or in-ground, with or without support.

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