Are you in a climate with a shorter growing season? Are you crazy anxious each year for your hot peppers to grow? If you answered yes to either question, then you just have to try the Aji Rico. The plant is a BIG producer, with an average yield of around 120 peppers. The Aji Rico pepper grows to about three to four inches and can be eaten at any stage. It ripens from green to red and can be harvested green at around the 55-day mark. “Aji” means chili in South America, and these peppers provide a citrusy, juicy, and crunchy red bell pepper flavor that is a perfect addition to any dish. They are even great raw! The narrow, conical Aji Rico creates a medium heat burn that stays on your tongue. Grab yours today and you’ll be enjoying them in no time!
Species: Capsicum Baccatum
Heat Level: 1,000-5,000 Scoville heat units
Origin: South America
Days to Harvest: 70-75 Days
# of Seeds per Packet: 10+ Pepper Seeds