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Hot Pepper ‘Lemon Reaper Cross’ (Aji Lemon x Carolina Reaper) Seeds (Certified Organic)

The Lemon Reaper was then crossed with another mystery pepper, and this was the outcome.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

The Lemon Reaper is a cross between the Aji Lemon and the Carolina Reaper, the hottest of chilli peppers. The Lemon Reaper was then crossed with another mystery pepper, and this was the outcome. Fruits are smooth-skinned with a straw yellow/orange color. The flavor is intense with a citrusy aftertaste, and spiciness is strong without being exaggerated. Harvest is abundant. Non-Isolated.

SHU: 500,000 

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

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Capsicum chinense
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) 350,000-599,999 SHU, 600,000-849,999 SHU
Pepper Color Green changing to gold
Pepper Shape Tapered
Pepper Size Small (under 2in. in length)
Pepper Usage Drying, Fresh (salsa, salads), Pickling
Seeds Per Pack 25