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PlantFiles: Aji Pepper
Capsicum chinense 'Aji Limo Red'

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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)

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ocimum_nate 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.

Regional...

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

Elgin, Texas
Logan, Utah



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