Pepper Mild Heat (Capsicum chinense)
With a compact plant habit ‘Button red’ is ideal for patio containers and pot production. The 2.5cm long pendula fruits ripen from bright green to red, producing over 75 per plant with a very mild 500 SHU level. The plants are best finished in 12cm pots for commercial sales before placing in larger garden containers.
English common name: Chili Pepper
Scoville units / heat level: 500
Average fruit size: 2.5 x 1.5cm (length x width)
Average fruits per plant: 75 plus
Plant type: compact
Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots
Culinary use: Eat fresh in salads or pickled.