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A very hot variety of the chili pepper. Unripe habaneros are green, and they color as they mature. The most common color variants are orange and red, but the fruit may also be white, brown, yellow, green, or purple. Typically, a ripe habanero 3⁄42 1⁄4 inches long. Ripe Habanero chilis are very hot, rated 100,000–350,000 on the Scoville scale (Up to 76 times hotter than a Jalapeno!). The habanero's heat, flavor and floral aroma make it a popular ingredient in hot sauces and other spicy foods.


Full sun. 3-inch pot.

Habanero Pepper

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