Hot Pepper
Capsicum baccatum 'Aji Limon'

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

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

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

Fruit Shape:

Tapered

Flat

Fruit Size:

Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to gold

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

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:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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

Regional

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

Miami, Florida

Waycross, Georgia

Sheldon, Iowa

Lincoln, Nebraska

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Manchaca, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On May 9, 2008, ssimon2000 from Oklahoma City, OK wrote:

Grew this in 2007, most prolific pepper I have grown besides cayenne. Easily harvested over 200 peppers from each plant, almost too much to use!

This is on the "always grow" list!

Positive

On Jan 29, 2007, aries44 from Miami, FL (Zone 10b) wrote:

Very prolific here in S Fla. Harvested many good tasting, fairly hot peppers.

Positive

On Apr 27, 2005, Hot4peppers from Sheldon, IA wrote:

This variety came on a little slow, but by the end of the season the plants were large, and producing an abundant crop of chiles. I would say I got at least 30 off each plant.

Neutral

On Nov 18, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A green, to yellow, to ivory-yellow red 2 X inch pepper.