Thai Chile Pepper

Small conical peppers ripen to bright red and stand erect above the foliage so fetchingly that it’s grown “in the trade” as a red and green Christmas potted plant. However, devotees of hot cuisine prize its sparks. Early pinching will produce a bushy 8″ plant that can be pulled, roots and all, and hung to dry for winter use or grown inside for ornamental and edible enjoyment. Thai Hot checks in around 25,000-40,000 Scoville units. 82 days