Santa Fe Grande Pepper

Santa Fe Grande Pepper


Scientific Classification

Capsicum annuum

Heat rating in Scovilles:

500 – 700

Introduced in 1965, the Santa Fe Grande pepper, also known as “Yellow hot chile pepper” and the “Güero chile pepper”, is a very prolific variety used in the Southwestern United States. The conical, 4 inch blunt fruits ripen from a pale yellow to a bright orange or fiery red. Makes a great ornamental plant for the garden.

TASTE: Santa Fe Grande peppers have a slightly sweet taste and are fairly mild in heat.

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