Hot Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Super Chili'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Super Chili
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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Hot (5,000 to 30,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Tapered

Fruit Size:

Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Drying

Pickling

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:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Regional

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

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Ceres, California

Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Urbandale, Iowa

Wichita, Kansas

Nevada, Missouri

Saint Joseph, Missouri

Bessemer City, North Carolina

Cleveland, Ohio

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Gardeners' Notes:

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2
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RatingContent
Positive

On May 24, 2011, iceman8147 from Jacksonville Beach, FL wrote:

Whew...just tried the first one that turned red! Very tasty and good for container gardening. A prolific plant!

Positive

On Oct 12, 2008, amnesiadream from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7b) wrote:

This was a very fun cultivar to grow! My peppers were well over the 2 inches suggested and I had an abundance of peppers until the first hard freeze (In a zone 7b). I'd definitely recommend this pepper for any garden.

Neutral

On Aug 4, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Received the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), 2006 Award of Garden Merit.

Neutral

On Nov 12, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 75 day 2 1/2 X 1/2 inch green to red hybrid. Suitable for an ornamental.