Piquin chilli Seeds (10 seeds)
Pequin (or Piquin) chilli is a hot chilli cultivar commonly used as a spice. Pequin has a compact habit growing typically 0.3–0.6 meters tall, with bright green, ovate leaves and small berries that rarely exceed 2 cm in length. Like most chillies, the berries start out green, ripening to brilliant red at maturity. Pequin chillis are very hot, often 13 – 40 times hotter than Jalapenos on the Scoville scale. Flavour is described as citrusy, smoky (if dried with wood smoke), and nutty.
CHILLI ‘Pequin’ Scoville heat units (SHU): 60,000 to 1,00,000
The jalapeno reference point (SHU): 5,000
Propagation notes will be supplied with a seed packet.