Database of Chilli Pepper Varieties
AJI CRISTAL (PI 281320)
Species: Baccatum | Origin: Chile | Heat: Medium
A beautiful variety from Curico in Chile, this 2-3ft tall plant produces good yields of 3 ½" long by 1 ½" wide pendant shaped pods which mature from light green, to pale yellow and then to red approximately 90 days after transplanting. Pods have a citrus like flavour and many say they are best eaten when immature. Excellent for making salsa. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) variety PI 281320.
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