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Costa Rican Chili Seeds

Costa Rican Chili Seeds

Plant size: 2-3 ft. Pod size: <1" Origin: Costa Rica Species: Frutescens SHU: 50,000+
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The Costa Rican pepper is an award-winning European chili that packs a punch, and is one of the most beautiful plants you can grow!

The Costa Rican chili pepper is perfect for growing in containers and in gardens, and you can expect the Costa Rican pepper plant to grow to 2-3 feet tall. With beautiful black foliage, color-shifting chilis, purple flowers, and thick-walled flesh, it's no wonder why this gem is a favorite. The Costa Rican sweet pepper is beautiful, but it is also effortless to grow and maintain. You can use it as a landscape feature in pots or multi-planted garden beds as a border hedge. 

The Costa Rican pepper will ripen from purple to red and has that slight kick to burn your tongue before tasting tangy flavors. These chilis are little fireballs that are bursting with flavor and we highly encourage you to give these a try! They will add fire and color to the food you create in the kitchen.

  • Species: Capsicum Frutescens
  • Heat Level: 50,000+ SHUs
  • Type: Hot
  • Flavor: Sweet, Tangy
  • Origin: Costa Rica
  • Pod Size: <1"
  • Plant Height: 2-3 ft.
  • Days to Harvest: 90+ Days 

Find more Rare & Exotic Peppers to grow in your garden! We have a wide variety of seeds available in our Pepper Seed Collection.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
amazing little pepper

This thing is great, GREAT kick and great flavor. Made spicy jam with these and the family loved it!

Love these

Looking like peppers will be coming in soon! The germination rate was great, and the plants produced have all done really well. Growing in containers and above ground planters.

Looks great, tastes better.

All my seeds sprouted and grew into plants. Plants themselves are pleasing to look at, and I can see the ornamental qualities about them. They grew really well here in east Texas. The peppers are small and round about the size of a small marble. The flavor is unique, definitely added to soup, chicken, and seafood. I made a small amount of hot sauce with them to test it and the few people I tried it on loved it. Definitely growing more plants this year.

Half Germinated but Germinated Quickly

Only 4 of 8 Germinated but they geeminated within a week!

Sara S.
Zero Germination. From all seeds.

Even with accelerator and germination stations. None of the seeds from this site grow in my experience. When I contacted them recently to discuss how I tracked my seed spreadsheets explaining that none of their seeds have germinated, they offered no refund, nor any solution .Thank you for a useless email of quoted text from your website as your response. Poor customer service, for a poor product. No surprise here I guess. A total wash in money, time, and potential harvest. Order from somewhere else.

I apologize for your experience Sara, I looked up your order because I wanted to send you some replacement seeds but unfortunately your order was placed nearly a year ago and we can't replace seeds from that far back, we will always replace seeds if you receive no germination after 6 weeks, however it's important to contact us immediately.