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Aji Panca Hot Pepper 10+ Seeds

(Capsicum chinense)

Aji Panca (Capsicum chinense)- The Aji's are a family of peppers mostly native to Peru, Ecuador and Chile. They can be chinense, baccatum or annums. The annum varieties tend to have upfront heat while the others have flavor first with heat at the back end. Used extensively in South and Central American cooking they have a chinense type fruity flavor but much lower heat. The Aji Panca also known as the Aji Brown grows very large up to 6 inches in length and over and inch wide. They ripe to a blackish brown and are often found dried in the Peruvian market. They are known for their rich smoky flavor. Great for adding to BBQ sauces, BBQ rubs, soups, stews or grilled and stuffed. Ideal chile for making a Mexican Mole. If you grow in a container use a large one 15 gallon and up because these plants will get over 6 feet tall.


Other Names:Panca chile, Aji Brown, Brown Aji
Flowers:Aji Panca flowers are white
Fruit:Aji Panca fruit are elongated dark brown pods.
Lifecycle:2    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:Aji Panca can get over 6 feet tall.
Diameter:Aji Panca diameter is over 3 feet.
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

Soil:Needs well drained soil.
Spacing:3 feet spacing
Sun:Full sun
Water:as needed

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