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Hot Paper Lantern Pepper Seeds

Hot Paper Lantern Pepper Seeds

SKU: HotPaperLanternPepperSeeds

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Do you live in a northern climate? Do you love super-hot peppers? If you answered, “yes” to both, then you gotta try the Hot Paper Lantern! Great for growing in northern climates, this pepper hails from Peru and is reminiscent of habanero peppers.

The pepper plants are fairly compact, reaching around 2 ft. tall, but they produce great yields of these bright orange fruits that grow between 2-4" long when ready to be picked. Pods are pendant-shaped with a thin stem, so be careful when picking that the plant isn't damaged. Hot Paper Lantern peppers will ripen from lime green to orange, and finally to their bright orange-red color.

Hot Paper Lantern peppers share that same habanero-type heat, but they tend to be slightly sweeter before the heat really kicks in, mixed with some light smokiness. This pepper also has a very thin skin which makes it great for drying. Use for seasoning, salsas, hot sauce and even roasting. Are you ready to handle the blistering heat from these peppers?

Do you like your peppers hot, hot, hot? Browse through our Hot Pepper Seeds and if you think you're brave enough to crank up the heat, try out our Very Hot Seeds and Super Hot Pepper Seeds for more!


  • Heat Level:
  • Plant Size: 2 ft.
  • Pod Size: 3 in.
  • Days to Harvest: 100 - 109 days
  • Origin: Peru
  • Species: Chinense
  • SHU: 150,000-400,000

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too early to tell. still snow on the ground.

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Getting Started

So, you've received your seeds and are wondering what's next? At Pepper Joe's, we're committed to equipping you with everything you need to succeed in germinating the pepper seeds you've chosen. Our mission is to introduce you to a diverse array of pepper varieties, setting the stage for an exciting and rewarding gardening experience. Let's dive into the essentials together.

  • What You'll Need

    Soil and Tray Method

    Seed Starting Supplies 
  • Plant your Seeds

    1. Pre-saturate your seed starting soil mix. Ensure the seed starting mix is fully saturated prior to planting your seed.
    2. Make a ¼-inch hole in the center of each seed starting cell. A #2 pencil eraser is a great tool for making these holes.
    3. Place your seed and cover gently with soil.
      You can plant up to 4 seeds per cell to help ensure successful germination.
  • 4. Place your heat mat under  your base tray and your humidity dome on top. For best results, set your temperature controller between 75 - 80 degrees.

    5. Place your plant light above the seed starting tray and turn on. Refer to the plant light manufacturers instructions for the optimal distance. Plant light should remain on for 14 to 16 hours per day.

    6. Enjoy watching them grow! See our full instruction page below for more information.

    Starting Peppers from Seed