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Giant Cayenne Pepper - Long Red

(Capsicum annuum)

For years, this has remained the choice, fiery-hot pepper for seasoning chili and salsa used fresh or dried. The tapered pendant fruits average 1" wide by 6" long. Peppers have medium-thick flesh. These long hot peppers are especially good for pickles, canning and drying. It is generally rated at 30,000 to 50,000 Scoville Units.

Details:

Other Names:Guinea pepper or bird pepper
Flowers:White
Foliage:Dark Green
Fruit:Long red fleshy peppers
Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:24 - 36 Inches
Diameter:18 inches
Heirloom:yes
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:4 to 11
Soil:Any
Propagation / Germination:12 - 20 days
Spacing:36 inches
Sun:Full
Water:Moderate

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