PEPPER HOT TABASCO

Description

Pepper hot (Capsicum frutescens)

Tabasco

One of the essential ingredients in the famous ‘Tabasco’ sauce, produces many glossy small 3cm long tapering fruits on tall vigorous plants.

English common name: Chili Pepper

Scoville units / heat level: 50,000

Average fruit size: 3 x 1cm (length x width)

Average fruits per plant: 100

Plant type: indeterminate (needs support)

Maturity: mid

Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots

Culinary use: 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.