10,000-25,000 SHU - MEDIUM HOT. Small, slim, pendant, 3-4" x ½" pendant pepper with medium thin walls. Erect branching plants with grey-green lacy foliage provides good coverage. Pods can be eaten in either their green or red form. Most commonly used for cooking and eating raw. Popular in pico de gallo, salsas, hot pepper vinegar and soups.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.