Hot Pepper
Capsicum baccatum 'Aji Brazilian Red Pumpkin'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: baccatum (BAK-ah-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Aji Brazilian Red Pumpkin
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Extremely Hot (above 30,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Round

Flat

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:

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)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 23, 2012, chimayo from Fort Wayne, IN wrote:

Aji Brazilian Red Pumpkin
Capsicum: Baccatum
Pods: roundish, often wrinkled
Flower: erect, rotate, small
Habit: bush
Origin: Bolivia
Seed: straw
Petals: white, yellow or tan spots
Plant height: 24-36"
PI: 441519
Calyx: none or small 5 teeth
Anther color: yellow
Leaves: smooth, relatively small
Scoville units: 30,000-50,000
Fruit position: pendant or erect
Spots: green (yellow-brown)
Leaf texture: smooth
Fruit shape: oblate, elongate, round, conic, bell or mixed
Filament color: white
Fruit size and color: 1"L X 1"W green > orange > red
Stem: smooth
Germ. Time: 2 wk > 2 mo.
Blossom end shape: blunt
Maturity: 90 days
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Neutral

On Nov 17, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A green to orange to red X 1inch pumpkin shaped hot pepper.