Tobago Seasoning’ Hot Pepper

Capsicum chinense

This pepper produces good yields of 2.5″ long by 1.25″ wide elongated habanero-type peppers that have a thick flesh that turns from light green, to orange, to red as it matures. Being medium hot, it is excellent for pickling and making salsa, hot sauce, and seasoning spice powder, and is commonly used in jerk sauce.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Tender but will make it in Bay Area Winters if fully protected

Habit: Grows to 3' tall and 1' wide

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Rich soil high in organic matter

Origin: Caribbean

Tobago Seasoning’ Hot Pepper