Ho Chi Minh Hot Pepper

Ho Chi Minh Hot Pepper


Scientific Classification

Capsicum annuum

Heat rating in Scovilles:

5000 – 30000

The Ho Chi Minh Hot Pepper is very productive cayenne pepper originating in Southeast Asia. Peppers 4–6″ long on 3′ plants grow like large fingers turning from bright yellow to crimson in late August. Named by Minnesotan, Steven Schwen, he received these peppers in the 1980’s from Vietnamese immigrants visiting his farm.

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