Pepper hot (Capsicum frutescens)

Bahian Sauce

Bred for picking or making hot sauces ‘Bahian Sauce’ produces many glossy small 5cm long tapering fruits, on tall vigorous plants. Compliments meat, fish or poultry dishes.

English common name: Chili Pepper

Scoville units / heat level: 100,000

Average fruit size: 4 x 1cm (length x width)

Average fruits per plant: 100

Plant type: indeterminate (needs support)

Maturity: mid

Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots

Culinary use: Pickle for overwinter eating or crush as a sauce and use on meat, fish or poultry

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