Pepper hot (Capsicum baccatum)
‘Red Glow’ is a capsicum baccatum type with 7 cm long glossy hot red fruits ideal for Mexican chili recipes, ground into spicy soups, pickled for winter cooking or chopped into salads 27,000 SHU level.
English common name: Chili Pepper
Scoville units / heat level: 27,000
Average fruit size: 7 x 2cm (length x width)
Average fruits per plant: 25
Plant type: indeterminate (needs support)
Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots
Culinary use: Sliced in hot salads, chopped in salsas or dried and ground into spicy soups.
Note: handle fruits with care, washing hands thoroughly after handling the fruits, due to the heat level.