A staple in Peruvian cuisines, the Aji Amarillo pepper is native to South America. Also known as the yellow chili pepper, its color changes to a bright orange as it matures. The Peruvian yellow pepper is a bright orange, thick-fleshed pepper that bursts with flavor. The peppers have a thick skin, are 4 to 5 inches long, and has a unique fruity flavor. Its flavor consists of passion fruit and mango, with a bit of heat. It’s most common in Peruvian culture where it is used as a paste, called the Aji Amarillo paste, but can be found and used in a handful of Spanish dishes! You can’t go wrong adding this pepper in any dish, because the chili is great for sauces, salsas, powders, salads, and more. It is a delicious, flavorful pepper that is very
WARNING: Plants adjust to small, gradual changes in their environment better than sudden shifts, which is what the hardening off process is all about. Just as you get burned when you bare your untanned skin to the sun, leaves of plants started indoors will develop pale, sunburned patches if they are suddenly exposed to too much sun. The story has a happier ending when you introduce seedlings to bright light and sheltered breezes gradually, over a period of one to three weeks.versatile to use.
FUN FACT: ALL Capsicum baccatum species have fuzzy leaves!
Species: Capsicum Baccatum
Heat Level: 30,000 - 50,000 Scoville Heat Units
Length: 4-6 Inches Tall (85 days until harvest)
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