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Database of Chilli Pepper Varieties


BIRDS EYE

Species: Annuum | Origin: Guyana | Heat: Very Hot


This variety is more accurately part of the Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum species. These peppers are found all over Africa where there are also called congo, Mombassa, Pequin, Uganda or Zanzibar chiles Hot Chilli Pepper Birdseye Some state this pepper is even hotter than Habanero and the plant produces small thin walled fruits approximately 2cm in length by 0.5cm wide that ripen from green to red. The seeds are difficult to germinate as it is considered a wild variety. Very pungent registering between 100,000-175,000 scoville units.


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BLACKBIRDS EYE (CAP 497)

Species: Frutescens | Origin: Unknown | Heat: Hot


Description currently unavailable. Note: The CGN classification system for chile varieties indicates an accession from the genebank at Wageningen, The Netherlands


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