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).
|Germination Time||7 - 21 Days|
|Heat Level||Medium Heat|
|Sowing Method||Raise Seedlings|
|Plant Life Cycle||Annual|
|Frost Hardiness||Frost Tender|