Brazilian Starfish’ Hot Pepper

Capsicum baccaturn

A beautiful chili with a shape much like a sea star. They are sweet, almost fruity, with an simply delicious level of heat for most people. Well sought after by spicy foodies and gardeners alike.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Tender

Habit: In our area, peppers can be made to perennialize when protected from frost in the Winter. The 'Brazilian Starfish' pepper can become leggy (6' tall by 3' wide), or smaller if kept in a pot or cut back.

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Fertile, well- draining soil

Origin: Originated in tropical Peru and domesticated in Brazil

Brazilian Starfish’ Hot Pepper