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Rooster Spur Pepper Seeds

Rooster Spur Pepper Seeds

Plant size: 2 ft. Pod size: 2" Origin: USA Species: Annuum SHU: 30,000-50,000
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Rooster Spur peppers were known for their elusiveness back in the 1970s when then-President Jimmy Carter tried seeking out these peppers after being gifted with this pepper-infused summer sausage. Today, Rooster Spur peppers are grown worldwide and take on many different names – in Japan, for example, they go by the name Takanotsume peppers, or “hawk claw” peppers.

These pepper plants will rise to 2 ft. in height, bearing many of these 2” long fruits. The Rooster Spur gets its namesake from its shape. Small, slim, and curved just like Thai peppers, they look just like the spurs roosters use to fend off their enemies. Peppers will mature from green to dark red.

While these plants are used ornamentally, Rooster Spur peppers are very much edible. Just like their talons, however, these peppers pack a lot of piercing heat for the size that they are! Their thin walls work great for drying into chili powder – try this out instead of Cayenne or Tabasco peppers!

Species: Capsicum Annuum

Heat Level: 30,000-50,000 SHUs

Type: Medium Hot to Hot

Flavor: Spicy

Origin: USA

Pod Size: 2”

Plant Height: 2 ft.

Days to Harvest: 95 Days

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