The Cayenne Green is a prolific chilli, milder than its red, yellow and lilac counterparts. Fresh tasting, they are commonly used in their fresh state.
The Cayenne chilli is rather prolific, grown all over the world, used in a variety of cuisines and commonly used in sauces and spices.
The green cayenne is milder than their red, yellow and lilac counterparts, measuring in at around 30,000 Scoville Heat Units. They have a fresh and grassy taste, and are most commonly used in their raw state in salsas and salads. They should be picked when waxy in appearance, and firm to touch.
The cayenne also goes by the name of 'bird pepper' or 'Guinea pepper' and is also available in red (thick or thin varieties), lilac and yellow.
|Germination Time||7 - 21 Days|
|Heat Level||Mild Heat|
|Sowing Method||Raise Seedlings|
|Plant Life Cycle||Annual|
|Frost Hardiness||Frost Tender|