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Aji Charapita Pepper Seeds

Aji Charapita Pepper Seeds

Plant size: 3 ft. Pod size: 0.25" Origin: Peru Species: Chinense SHU: 30,000-50,000
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The Aji Charapita pepper, also known as the Wild Peruvian Chili Pepper, is a tiny pepper with blazing heat! These peppers are sold at very high prices to gourmet chefs around the world. Reports have said that it's the most expensive pepper in the world, selling over $20,000 for a dried kilo!

Aji Charapita plants grows to about 3 ft. tall and produce hundreds of .25" peppers.  Maturing from green to yellow, this crunchy, productive pepper can be grown on patios, in greenhouses, and houses!   

These delicious little peppers have sweet, citrusy tones and are the same heat level as a Cayenne Pepper and will burn your tongue right away. This kind of heat makes the Ahi Charapita great for drying and used for hot sauce and salsa!

Species: Capsicum Chinense 

Heat Level30,000-50,000 Scoville heat units  


Flavor: Sweet, Citrusy


Pod Size: 0.25"

Plant Height: 3 ft.

Days to Harvest100+ Days 

Try our other Aji Varieties: Aji Dulce Pepper SeedsAji Amarillo Pepper SeedsAji Rico Pepper SeedsAji Omnicolor Pepper SeedsAji Gold (Limon) Pepper Seeds, and Aji Fantasy

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