Orange Habanero Pepper Seeds

"Widely used in Mexican and Caribbean dishes"

Sun: Full Sun

Days to Maturity: 100 Days

Scoville Heat Units (SHU): 100,000 - 350,000 SHU

Packet: 20 Seeds

Price: $2.49

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The habanero pepper is among the hottest pepper commonly grown around the world. The word habanero means 'from Havana.' One variety of habanero is Orange Habanero, which has a Scoville heat unit rating of 100,000 - 350,000. Orange Habanero is a late maturing pepper that turns from green to orange when ripe. The pepper is described as lantern-shaped with thin walls and a wrinkled appearance. Even though the Orange Habanero is very hot, it has a fruity flavor, which makes it perfect for sauces and salsas. This pepper is widely used in Mexican and Caribbean dishes.

  • Quick Facts

    • Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum

    • Life Cycle: Annual

    • Light Requirement: Full Sun

    • Planting Season: Warm Season

    • Plant Type: Extremely Hot 100,000-350,000 Scoville

    • Features: Heirloom, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden, Deer Resistant

    • Fruit Size: 1"-2" Long

    • Days to Maturity: 100 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