Pepper hot (Capsicum frutescens)
Bred for picking or making hot sauces ‘Bahian Sauce’ produces many glossy small 5cm long tapering fruits, on tall vigorous plants. Compliments meat, fish or poultry dishes.
English common name: Chili Pepper
Scoville units / heat level: 100,000
Average fruit size: 4 x 1cm (length x width)
Average fruits per plant: 100
Plant type: indeterminate (needs support)
Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots
Culinary use: Pickle for overwinter eating or crush as a sauce and use on meat, fish or poultry
Note: handle fruits with care, washing hands thoroughly after handling the fruits, due to the heat level.