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Habanero Pepper
Capsicum chinense 'NuMex Suave Red'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: chinense (chi-NEN-see) (Info)
Cultivar: NuMex Suave Red
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Heat (Pungency):

Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Flat

Twisted

Fruit Size:

Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Usage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Miami, Florida

Tampa, Florida

Dacula, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 30, 2012, DanCarmona from Fort Wayne, IN wrote:

NuMex Suave Red
Capsicum: Chinense
Origin: New Mexico
PI:
Scoville units: 850
Blossom end shape: mixed
Fruit position and shape: pendant, oblate
Fruit size and color: 3 > 4" green . red
Calyx shape: toothless
Flower: erect, stellate
Petals/Spots: white/none
Filament color: purple
Anther color: blue
Habit: sturdy, tree-like bush
Stem: smooth
Leaves: medium, glabrous
Germ. Time: 1 wk > 2 mo.
Maturity: 80 days
Plant height: 18-24"
Taste: .citrus
Uses:Ěsalads, garnish,
This variety is from the same family as the Habanero and was developed by the Chile Pepper Institute to have all the flavors of a Habanero but less heat. The word 'sua... read more