Giant Orange Rocoto Perennial Pepper “Naranja Rocoto”



USDA Hardiness: 9-11

Pot Size: 4in

Plant size: 5 inches+

Scoville Unit:30,000, to 100,000

Certified Organic

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Giant Orange Rocoto Perennial Pepper “Naranja Rocoto”

Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 10 × 11 × 12 in

Capsicum pubescens

This orange perennial hot pepper is also known as orange manzano pepper, given that it is the size and shape of an apple under ideal conditions.  They are about 2x as hot as Jalapeno peppers and can be used as spicy stuffed peppers given there bell pepper shape.  They are also known as Naranja Rocoto.

Are you ready for this amazing black seeded hot pepper from South America.? This hardy pepper, also known a tree chili has purple flowers, fury green leaves, spicy red fruits the size of an apple and black seeds.  Though the pepper cant withstand a frost, it can handle very cool climates and therefore will grow year after year in USDA Zone 9-11 (some say 8 but would need micro-climate or protection).  Amazing addition to your food forest, this pepper has  huge foot print and after 2 years it can turn into a huge sprawling bush.  Peppers mature in winter usually and in warmer climates in fall.  Can be pruned to one main  trunk to grow over 10 ft tall or left to sprawl over 6ft+ area.

Pot Size: 4 inch pot

Plant Size: 4-6inch

Certified Organic

USDA Hardiness 9-11 (8-11 if protected)



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