Aji Amarillo - Orange

A thick fleshed, moderately hot chilli that is widely used in South American Cuisine. It's been said that "if there were a chile to taste like sunshine, this would be it".

"Aji" means chile pepper in Spanish, and "amarillo" means yellow - so whilst the name translates to yellow chile peppers, the modern Aji Amarillos mature to a deep orange color.

The Aji Amarillo is a fruity chilli, with hints of mango and passionfruit; it is used widely in South American cuisine. It's been said of this chilli that, "if there were a chile to taste like sunshine, this would be it".

It has thick flesh and measures in at about 50,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU).
More Information
Species Capsicum Baccatum
Origin Peru
Germination Rate 95%
Germination Time 7 - 21 Days
SHU 50000
Heat Level Medium Heat
Sowing Method Raise Seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Position Full Sun
Plant Life Cycle Annual
Frost Hardiness Frost Tender
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There are 20 - 30 seeds in a packet.

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