(Capsicum anuum var. glabriusculum)This wild pepper is the oldest known hot pepper. It still grows wild in México and the southern US. It is extremely hot but has a great deal of variability. Expect 50,000-250,000 Scovilles depending on the season and your location. The small pea sized peppers have a unique flavor and ripen from green to orange-red. 95 days.
21-26 days, 72ºF. Start early indoors and transplant well after last frost. Grow seedlings at 62ºF night temperature and 70ºF day temperature. Lower temperatures permanently reduce plant productivity.