Cayenne Long Thin Pepper Seeds

"Typically dried and used as a spice"

Sun: Full Sun

Days to Maturity: 75 Days

Scoville Heat Units (SHU): 30,000 - 50,000 SHU

Packet: 30 Seeds

Price: $2.49

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The cayenne pepper is a hot and spicy chili pepper that originated in Central and South America. The pepper gets its name from the city of Cayenne in French Guiana. Cayenne Long Thin is a variety of cayenne that produces high yields of red wrinkled peppers. These peppers are 5 to 6 inches long with thin flesh. With a scoville heat unit rating of 30,000 - 50,000, these peppers are perfect for drying and spicing up your salsa or chili. Cayenne peppers get their fiery and zesty kick from the amount of high concentration of capsaicin.

  • Quick Facts

    • Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum

    • Life Cycle: Annual

    • Light Requirement: Full Sun

    • Planting Season: Warm Season

    • Plant Type: Hot 30,000-50,000 Scoville

    • Features: Open Pollinated, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden, Deer Resistant

    • Fruit Size: 5"-6” Long

    • Days to Maturity: 75 Days

    • Plant Spacing: 12-18 inches

    • Planting Depth: 1/4 inch

    • Sowing Method: Start Indoors, Direct Sow

    • Cold Stratification: No

    • Hardiness Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10