Biquinho’ Hot Pepper

Capsicum chinense

This pepper has 1″ long red tear-drop shaped pods that look like a bird’s beak, or according to it’s other alias “chupetinho,” like a baby’s pacifier. Moderately hot with smoky and fruity notes, great for pickles, hot sauce, and sweet-and-sour marinades. Peppers do well planted next to the house, in a greenhouse, or in a pot that is protected during the Winter (ideal to maintain soil temps above 65℉).

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Tender

Habit: In our area, peppers can be made to perennialize when protected from frost in the Winter. Biquinho 'Little Beak' pepper will grow 3' tall by 2' wide.

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Fertile, well- draining soil

Origin: Brazil

Biquinho’ Hot Pepper