Orange Habanero is an aromatic chile pepper with a subtle apricot aroma and offers an intense and pungent heat. Their spicy heat and citrusy fresh flavor go well with so many foods, tropical fruits, lime, avocados, fish, and tequila, etc. All habanero seeds are known for their slow germination and must be grown in warm, moist conditions.
Ripens from green to bright orange color with thin skin and waxy exterior. The pods have a distinctive lantern-like shape and are small at 2” long and 1“-2” wide. Capsicum chinense (90 days) Heirloom - Open-pollinated
Heat Level: Extra Super Hot. Scoville Heat Units 250,000
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30" apart or into large 5-gallon containers. Harvest peppers when they are orange.