Pepper hot (Capsicum annuum)

AGI Medium

Bred to contain Alpha-glucosidase inhibition (AGI) levels that reputably suppress the digestion level of glucose sugars after a meal thus potentially depressing blood sugar levels. Quite long conical fruits mature from green to red with medium heat level.

English common name: Chili Pepper

Scoville units / heat level: 10,000

Average fruit size: 9 x 3cm (length x width)

Average fruits per plant: 20

Plant type: indeterminate (needs support)

Maturity: Early

Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots

Culinary use: Use in curries, chopped raw for hot salads or in many other dishes plus can be dried as powder.

Note: handle fruits with care, washing hands thoroughly after handling the fruits, due to the heat level.