Dec 12, 2018  Week: 50
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Habanero Primero Red Pepper

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Scientific Name : Capsicum chinense

Common Name : Hot Pepper, Habanero Pepper

Blooming Season : Summer, Late Spring

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

  • One of the earliest ripening habaneros on the market, with fruit ready to harvest as early as bell peppers.
  • Produces huge yields of fruit larger than other standard habaneros, with just about one-third the heat.
  • Early flowering – can be sold in large pots with flowers and immature fruit.
  • Best in containers or in-ground.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 7 weeks (no fruit), 7 to 9 weeks (green fruit)
Days to maturity from transplant: 75 to 80 to full ripe, 60 to 65 to green
Fruit characteristics: Habanero, green to bright red
Fruit length: 2.75 to 3.5 in./7 to 9 cm
Fruit width: 1.25 to 1.5 in./3 to 4 cm
Plant habit: Large
Heat level: Hot (4/5)

    Bred in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin.