Pepper hot (Capsicum baccatum)

Friars Cap

Friars Cap, a baccatum type with hat shaped fruits with a fruity hot sweet flavour combination, popular in Barbadian salsas and salads. The fruits are 5cm long with a hot body and sweet mild flavoured side wings, 10,000 SHU.

English common name: Chili Pepper

Scoville units / heat level: 10,000

Average fruit size: 5 x 4cm (length x width)

Average fruits per plant: 30

Plant type: indeterminate (needs support)

Maturity: mid

Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots

Culinary use: Sliced in salads or crushed for salsas

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