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Hot Lemon Pepper Seeds

SKU: YellowLemonDrop

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Also known as, Yellow Lemon Drop, Kellu Uchu in Peru or Aji Lemon Drop, you’ll never get tired of growing the Lemon Drop pepper! With amazing flavor and stunning growth that's truly unforgettable, you'll enjoy having these ornamental pepper plants in your garden that you can use in your food.

These 3 ft. tall pepper plants are heavy producers of these 2-3" pods. Ripening from green to clear lemon yellow, and sometimes to a dark purple blush, the Yellow Lemon Drop peppers are crinkly, thin-walled pods that look similar to other narrow Aji pepper varieties.

With its surprising spicy, citrus, and tangy flavors, you'll use these peppers for many culinary meals! It does have a hint of lemon and citrus, making it ideal for chicken, fish, and seafood meals. The Lemon Drop pepper Scoville is between 15,000-30,000 SHUs so you’ll notice a medium-heat punch when you eat it raw, a heat similar to the Cayenne, Serrano, or Tabasco. The Aji Lemon pepper also makes delicious pepper powder, flakes, salsas, and hot sauces that'll really make you pucker up!

Fun Fact: The Lemon Drop chili is very popular in Peru as a tangy seasoning for meals and snacks. Its name means “Lima Pepper’ which is referring to the Peruvian city.

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  • A.K.A: Lemon Drop, Aji Lemon Drop, Kellu Uchu
  • Plant Size: 3 ft.
  • Pod Size: 3 in.
  • Days to Harvest: 100 - 109 days
  • Origin: Peru
  • Species: Baccatum
  • SHU: 15,000-30,000+

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