Plant Information

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Package Format4L bag

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  • Annual
  • Elongated 10cm long hot pepper.
  • Similar heat to a cayenne pepper.

Culinary Uses

  • Can be eaten green or red.
  • HOT and rates 6/10 on the heat scale.
  • The seeds are hotter than the pod.
  • Use sparingly in hot sauces and as a seasoning in savory biscuits and cheese and egg dishes.
  • Can be dried and powdered.

Parts Used

  • The fruits.

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Have antibiotic properties.
  • Rich in vitamin A and C, calcium and other nutrients.
  • Cures fever, colds and sore throats.
  • Improves digestion, protects the heart by strengthening the arteries and regulating blood flow - preventing heart attacks.
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