Pepper hot (Capsicum chinense)

Spinning Tops

‘Spinning Tops’ is a chinense type producing many shiny 2cm red fruits with a fruity hot flavour. Triangular in shape looking like small spinning tops, 30,000 SHU.

English common name: Chili Pepper

Scoville units / heat level: 30,000

Average fruit size: 2 x 2cm (length x width)

Average fruits per plant: 50

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.