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Hot Pepper 'Aji Lemon Drop' Seeds (Certified Organic)

With its lemony tang, a chili that’s perfect for spicier salsas, delicious pepper powder or flakes, and citrus-based homemade hot sauces.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

Also known as Aji Limon and Kellu Uchu in Peru. This seasoning pepper that originated in Peru from pre-Columbian times ripens to a clear lemon yellow, sometimes with a dark purple blush. It has significant heat without being overbearing, making this pepper, with its lemony tang, a chili that’s perfect for spicier salsas, delicious pepper powder or flakes, and citrus-based homemade hot sauces. This pepper also works well with chicken, fish and seafood meals. Non-Isolated. 

SHU: 15,000 - 30,000 

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

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Capsicum baccatum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow 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
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 90-100
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Heat (Scoville Heat Units) 10,000-24,999 SHU, 25,000-49,999 SHU
Pepper Color Green changing to gold
Pepper Shape Flat, Tapered, Twisted
Pepper Size Small (under 2in. in length)
Pepper Usage Drying, Fresh (salsa, salads), Pickling
Seeds Per Pack 10