100,000-350,000 SHU - EXTREMELY HOT with high flavor! Small 1½"L x 1"W, thin wall, pendant set fruits are wrinkled and taper to a point. Light green in the immature stage changing to orange at full maturity. Plants grow about 24-26"H. Demand for this variety is steadily increasing in North American markets. Add a distinctive flavor to salsas, curries, chutneys, jellies 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.