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PlantFiles: Hot Pepper, Yellow Peruvian Chile
Capsicum baccatum 'Aji Yellow'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: baccatum (BAK-ah-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Aji Yellow
Additional cultivar information: (aka Aji Amarillo, Aji Escabeche)

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Moderate (1,000 to 5,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Tapered

Fruit Size:
Small (under 2" in length)
Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to gold

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Usage:
Drying

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive bamabean On Jul 19, 2010, bamabean from Birmingham, AL wrote:

Wonderful hot pepper. Very good production and a strong vine. I will plant this again.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 14, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This South American pepper has shiny, greenish/yellow fruits that ripen to yellow/orange to red. Conical wrinkled fruits are dried and ground into powder for use in spicy sauces. Not as hot as the Habanero from the Yucatan. (90 day)

Regional...

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

Greenbrier, Arkansas
West Hills, California



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