Dec 12, 2019  Week: 50

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.

Type : Hot

Heat : 3 - medium hot

Class : Conical

Habit : Extra large, vigorous

Fruit Colour : Green to red

Growth : Indeterminate

Fruit Size : 3-4 in./8-10 cm long x 1.25-1.75 in./3-4 cm wide

Days to maturity from transplant (green) : 50-55

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

Production Method : Field

  • 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.
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