Pepper (Hot) - Scotch Bonnet, Yellow 🔥🔥🔥

$329 USD

If you’ve ever wondered if the sun has a flavor, the Yellow Scotch Bonnet Pepper is your answer. This deeply lobed fruit that resembles the folds of a Scottish cap is sweet and fruity, and hot enough to break a wild horse. The generous plant produces 1"-2" fruits that ripen from green to yellow to yellower. This sunny little pepper is a key ingredient in Jamaican foods for unique flavor and scorching heat, and can easily ignite all of your recipes.

  • High yields
  • Sweet, fruity flavor
  • Harvest any color
  • Good for containers


  • Botanical name: Capsicum chinense
  • Pepper length: 1"-2"
  • Scoville heat units (SHU): 100,000-350,000/hot
  • Plant support: Tomato cage or stake
  • Depth to plant seeds: .25" deep
  • Spacing between plants: 18"-24" apart
  • Spacing between rows: 24"-36" apart
  • Days to germinate (sprout): 7-21 days
  • Germination soil temps: 75F-85F
  • Soil needs: 6.0-7.0 pH
  • Sun needs: Full sun
  • Frost hardy: No
  • Planting season: Spring, summer
  • # of plants per sq. ft.: Appx. 1 plant per sq. ft.
  • Days to maturity: 90-120 days

Good companion plants: Basil, Carrot, Cucumber, Eggplant, Okra, Rosemary, Sage, Squash, Tomato

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