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Aji Pepper
Capsicum chinense 'Aji Limo Red'

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

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Extremely Hot (above 30,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Tapered

Fruit Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Fruit Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Drying

Pickling

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Late (more than 80 days)

Regional

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

Elgin, Texas

Logan, Utah

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 26, 2003, ocimum_nate from American Fork, UT (Zone 5a) wrote:

I have grown this plant for at least 4 years it is a really hot pepper and exceeds the habanero in the amount of fruit produced. It is extremely hot and is a really nice looking plant.