Pepper hot (Capsicum annuum)

Lhasa F1

‘Lhasa’ F1 is a very early fruiting variety on a compact plant habit, 35-40cm tall producing 8-10cm long fruits that ripen from deep green to shiny red, the fruits are hot 23,000 SHU. Ideal for pot production and garden containers.

English common name: Chili Pepper

Scoville units / heat level: 23,000

Average fruit size: 8-10 x 2cm (length x width)

Average fruits per plant: 25

Plant type: compact

Maturity: very early

Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots

Culinary use: Sliced in hot salads, chopped in stir-fries or other Asian dishes.

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