8,000 Scovilles. Ciliegia Piccante is a small (3/4”) hot cherry pepper. It is delicious stuffed, pickled and in salads. Use it green or red when it sweetens up. It grows on a small plant that does well in containers or in the field. 80 days.
Capsicum annuum unless otherwise noted.
4,000 seeds/oz.; 21-26 days, 72°F.
Start early indoors and transplant well after last frost. Grow seedlings at 62°F night temperature and 70°F day temperature. Lower temperatures permanently reduce plant productivity.
Scovilles are a measure of heat.