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Scotchbonnet Orange Hot Pepper

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Scotchbonnet Orange Hot Pepper

Our Hottest Pepper

  • Hotter than habaneros
  • 2 in., rounded orange fruits
  • Fruits mature from green to red
  • Up to 325,000 Scoville heat units
  • Favorite for Caribbean cuisine
Hot peppers are a favorite among gardeners and cooks-and this is one of our favorites. Scotchbonnet Orange bears plenty of small, 2 in. rounded fruits that combine a fiery heat with a touch of sweetness. Measuring up to 325,000 Scoville heat units, Scotchbonnet Orange Hot Peppers are hotter than habaneros-and add heat to salsas, chilis and Mexican recipes. It's the go-to hot pepper for Caribbean cuisine. Use fresh, make into hot sauce or dry for a hot powder. Fruits mature from green to orange when fully ripe. Start pepper seeds indoors and transplant plants to the garden after danger of frost has passed. 80 DAYS.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
4B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
5B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
6B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7A 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
7B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
8A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
9A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
10A & B 6/1/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones:Oct 24, 2022

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Capsicum chinense 'Scotchbonnet Orange'
  • Height: 24 - 36 Inches
  • Spacing: 30 inches.
  • Depth:1/4 inch.
  • Spread:18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Yield: Average.
  • Size: 25 Seed Pkt
  • Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
  • Fruit: Small 2 inch fruit, rounded, mature from green to orange when fully ripe.
  • Days To Maturity: 80 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 14 - 21 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, Pepper, Hot Pepper
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.

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