Hot Pepper ‘Red Savina Habanero’ Seeds

The Red Savina Habanero is a legend among pepper growers for its flavor and of course extreme heat.

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$2.95

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In February 2007, the Red Savina chili was displaced in Guinness World Records as the hottest chili in the world by the Naga Jolokia pepper (Ghost Pepper). The Red Savina held the record from 1994 until 2006. Red Savina peppers are said to a score up to 577,000 on the Scoville scale, with the average heat level being around 250,000 SHU. The Red Savina Habanero is a legend among pepper growers for its flavor and of course extreme heat. Behind the heat, it has a sweet, almost fruity flavor.

SHU: 250,000-577,000 

Michigan Seeds 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 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 80-90
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Heat (Scoville Heat Units) 100,000-349,999 SHU, 350,000-599,999 SHU
Pepper Color Green changing to red
Pepper Shape Tapered, Twisted
Pepper Size Small (under 2in. in length)
Pepper Usage Drying, Fresh (salsa, salads), Pickling
Seeds Per Pack 10