Dec 19, 2018  Week: 51
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Aji Rico Pepper

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Scientific Name : Capsicum baccatum

Common Name : Hot Pepper

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height : 30 - 36" (76 - 91cm)

Width : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

  • Unique hybrid hot pepper has more vigour, higher yield and earlier ripening than O.P. heirlooms.
  • Narrow, conical fruit with delicate citrus flavour and medium heat is crispy and thin-walled – perfect fresh or cooked, green or red.
  • Best in-ground; large indeterminate plants benefit from a support.
  • All-America Selections National Winner.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 7 weeks (no fruit), 7 to 9 weeks (green fruit)

Type: Hot Pepper
Days to maturity from transplant: 70-75 to full ripe, 50-55 to green
Fruit characteristics: Conical, green to red; L: 3-4 in./8-10 cm; W: 1.25-1.75 in./3-4 cm
Plant habit: Extra large, vigorous
Heat level: Mild (1 pepper)

All-America Selections Winner