Pepper, Habanero Mustard

Capsicum chinense
SKU: 1306 P25
  • Fruits ripen from light green with purple blush to orange
  • Plants grow to 32 inches
  • Very hot pepper
  • 95-100 days from transplant

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(C. chinense) This uniquely colored habanero showed up as an off-type in the garden of SSE member James Weaver of Kutztown, Pennsylvania in the late 1990s. Productive 32" plants produce fruits that ripen from light green with a tinge of purple to mustard orange to bright orange. Not for the timid! 95-100 days from transplant. Very hot.

Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.