Caribbean Red Habanero Pepper Seeds
25+ Seeds per pack
Name: Caribbean Red Habanero Pepper
Genus: Capsicum Chinense
Type: Hot Pepper
Days to Mature: 95 days
Fruit Size: 1 3/4″ long X 2″ wide
Hardiness Zones: 3-12
Planting Depth: 1/4″
Soil Preference: At least 75F, moist and well-drained soil. Prefers PH at around 7. Add mulch to keep soil moist.
Temp Preference: Warmer, 75F or above
Light Preference: Does best in full sun
Flavor: 400,000+ Scoville units (HOT!!!). Tastes like a traditional orange habanero (fruity), however has even more of a pungent fruity flavor.
About the Caribbean Red Habanero Pepper
95 days. A very colorful strain of habanero, Caribbean Red has a very unique flavor, much more potent than a typical Orange Habanero with a very pungent fruity aroma. 1 3/4 inches long by 2 inches wide wrinkled hot peppers. Treat this fireball with respect as it up to 400,000 Scoville units.
Pepper plants thrive in the heat of summer, so you’ll want to make sure your Red Habanero’s receive full sunlight for the majority of the day, with temperatures of at least 75F. Plant in soil that is rich in organic matter with a pH level of at least 6.2. Ensure that your sowing medium is well-drained, and water plants daily until germination has occurred.
Harvesting Lemon Habanero Peppers
After about 90 days your fruits are going to be ready to harvest! Once they are about 1 inch in diameter and 2 inches long, and have turned a nice lemony yellow color, you’re ready to harvest. Snip or pick the stems an inch from the fruits and eat them fresh. You can also store them by drying, freezing or pickling/canning.
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