Habanero Peppers are for you if you like it HOT! HOT! HOT! On the Scoville scale it rates a whopping 215,000 units! They are only about 2 inches long and almost as wide and turn from green to orange when ripe. The tapered, twisted pear-shaped fruit is pretty distinctive. Being sensitive to the cold, planting should be delayed until the danger of frost is past in the spring. Ideal temperatures are 70 to 80 degrees F during the day, and 60 to 70 degrees F at night. Usually, the plants set satisfactory crops when temperatures are between 65 and 80 degrees F and the soil is well-supplied with moisture. Avoid a soggy, water-logged soil condition when growing peppers.
Spacing: Plant 18″ apart.
Height: Grows 24″ to 36″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Resistant to most diseases.
Tips: They may be small but they pack a big punch so be very careful when handling. You might want to wear gloves and avoid contact with your eyes. Water plants thoroughly after transplanting. Avoid planting under conditions that will stunt the plants and leaves.
Uses: Garden Vegetable/Fruit