Apr 19, 2019  Week: 16
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Golden Cayenne Pepper

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Scientific Name : Capsicum annuum

Common Name : Hot Pepper

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Height : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

  • Cayenne-shaped fruit will mature from green to golden-yellow and increase in heat as they ripen.
  • Golden Cayenne fruit are excellent for cooking or fresh eating in salsa and sauces, or dried and ground into a unique golden-yellow powder. 
  • Compact bush plant performs well in medium-sized containers or in-ground, with or without support.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 8 weeks (no fruit), 9 to 10 weeks (green fruit)
Type: Hot Pepper
Days to maturity from transplant: 85-90 to full golden-yellow ripe, 70-75 to green 
Fruit characteristics: Cayenne, green to golden; 3-5 x 0.5-0.75 in./8-13 x 1-2 cm
Plant habit: Bush