Hot Pepper 'Orange Habanero' Seeds

Orange Habaneros are fiery hot, extremely pungent, and have a rating of 100,000-300,000 Scoville Heat Units.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

Originating in the Yucatan in Mexico, this heirloom pepper is commonly used for hot sauces. Orange Habaneros are fiery hot, extremely pungent, and have a rating of 100,000-300,000 Scoville Heat Units. The peppers are lantern-shaped, small and wrinkled. They grow to 1-1 ½” long.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Capsicum chinense
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 30 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Suitable for growing in containers
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 80-90
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds
Heat (Scoville Heat Units) 100,000-349,999 SHU
Pepper Color Green changing to orange
Pepper Shape Round, Tapered, Twisted
Pepper Size Small (under 2in. in length)
Pepper Usage Drying, Fresh (salsa, salads), Pickling
Seeds Per Pack 25