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Hot Pepper 'Papa Dreadie Scotch Bonnet' Seeds (Certified Organic)

The Papa Dreadie Scotch Bonnet has become quite famous in the pepper community.

Availability: In stock

$3.95
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Details

Papa Dreadie is a pretty intense Scotch Bonnet. This variety was initially brought from Jamaica by Amarillo, Texas musician and chilehead Erin Mason. Erin Mason grew this variety for years, painstakingly choosing the best trait. It has become quite famous in the pepper community. They smell citrusy and have a delicious tropical flavor. Non-Isolated. 

SHU: 80,000 - 400,000

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 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 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) 50,000-99,999 SHU, 100,000-349,999 SHU, 350,000-599,999 SHU
Pepper Color Green changing to gold
Pepper Shape Twisted
Pepper Size Small (under 2in. in length)
Pepper Usage Drying, Fresh (salsa, salads), Pickling
Seeds Per Pack 20