You’ve heard of the classic Cayenne Pepper, but the Cayenne Purple is a twist. The Purple Cayenne Pepper is a dark purple that grows to three to six inches long, and the plant grows just over two feet tall with beautiful white-purple flowers. They are hot peppers, but the flavor is impressive as it is slightly sweeter than the red cayenne pepper. They are great used fresh, pickled, dried, or ornamentally, and you can use them to make hot pepper flakes, salsas, or vinegar sauce! The Cayenne Purple mature from light green to dark purple, and then red in the last stage of maturity.
Fun Fact: A majority of hot sauces utilize the cayenne pepper for its incredibly large yields, nice heat, and flavor!
Species: Capsicum Annuum
Heat Level: 30,000-50,000 Scoville heat units
Days to Harvest: 80-85 Days
# of Seeds per Packet: 10+ Pepper Seeds
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