Cayenne Red - Thin
The Cayenne chilli is prolific, grown all over the world and used in a variety of cuisines. When an ingredient panel lists 'red chilli', it's likely to contain the cayenne.
The Cayenne chilli is rather prolific, grown all over the world, used in a variety of cuisines and commonly used in sauces and spices. When an ingredient panel lists 'red chilli', it's likely to contain the cayenne. The thin red pepper has a deceptively mild smell but packs a powerful fiery taste, measuring in at 30,000-50,000 Scoville Heat Units.
Immature pods have a significantly reduced SHU reading, so be sure to let the pods mature before picking.
The red cayenne comes in 2 varities - thick or thin. There is also a yellow and lilac variety.
Also known as 'guinea spice', cow-horn pepper, red hot chilli pepper and aleva.
|Germination Time||7 - 21 Days|
|Heat Level||Medium Heat|
|Sowing Method||Raise Seedlings|
|Plant Life Cycle||Annual|
|Frost Hardiness||Frost Tender|