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Santaka Hot Japanese Pepper Seeds

Santaka Hot Japanese Pepper Seeds

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The Santaka Hot Japanese Pepper is a very popular variety used in a lot of Asian cuisines. Released in 1955 from the Tochigi prefecture of Japan, this pepper has circulated around the region as a must-have cooking pepper.

Santaka pepper plants are great for containers as they grow up to 3 ft. tall. Pods grow upward at a rapid rate, changing from green to a bright red color. These plants look beautiful with its dark green foliage and bright red peppers. Harvesting Santaka peppers is easy – they pop right off the plant!

These peppers are known for their hot and spicy flavor that adds quite a bit of heat to any food dish. Many Asian cuisines use these fresh peppers in a variety of dishes such as stir-fries and soups. Santaka peppers can also be dried into a great pepper powder. While growing, these pepper plants work as great ornamental plants that add a bit of variety to your outdoor or indoor foliage.

Species: Capsicum Annuum

Heat Level: 40,000-50,000 SHUs

Type: Medium Hot to Hot

Flavor: Spicy

Germination Rate: 97%

Origin: Japan

Pod Size: 2”

Plant Height: 2-3 ft.

Days to Harvest: 70-80 Days

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  • Heat Level:
  • Plant size: 2-3 ft.
  • Pod size: 2"
  • Origin: Japan
  • Species: Annuum
  • SHU: 40,000-50,000

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