Scientific Classification

Capsicum annuum

Heat rating in Scovilles:

2500 – 6000

Cascabella is a small hot wax-type pepper. The peppers are about 2” long and have a great taste. The peppers color from yellow to orange and to red when fully ripe. Usually they are eaten in the yellow stage. Good in salads and oven dishes. They range from medium to hot. It is often served fresh in salads and salsas or as a pickled appetizer. Due to the ease of cultivation and the productivity of the plant, many home gardeners pickle these whole or sliced in rings.

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