Heat rating in Scovilles:
5000 – 30000
The Brazilian Starfish is a uniquely shaped pepper. This tall plant has a vine like habit and produces good yields of 1 – 2 inch wide starfish-shaped peppers that ripen to a brilliant red at maturity. The white flowers of this plant are also very attractive with the very distinctive greenish-yellow markings. Slow to yield, but by the end of the season, amazingly prolific.
CULINARY USES: These crispy, crunchy and fruity peppers perfect for pickling or just eating raw in salad. The star-shaped fruits can have variable heat, sometimes exceeding that of jalapeños, but most are juicy and more often sweet.
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