Pimenta Morango (capsicum chinense)

 

From Brazil.

 

For further description and pictures of the variety click on the following link(s):

Fotos de Cleo Caminha

 

Seeds kindly provided by Cleo Caminha.

 

 

 

 

Name is Portuguese, meaning ”Strawberry Pepper”.

 

to be grown 2008…

 

Plant stats

Season: Late

Size: 1 meter in height, 50 cm in width

Canopy: dark green with purple hue

Flowers: , sets in clusters of 2-6

 

Pod stats

Pungency: 10

Aroma/taste: extremely aromatic

Pod colour: dark purple > light purple > red

Orientation: upright

Size and shape: 2.5 - 3 cm long and about 2 cm wide, triangular

Yield: approx. ?

 

Remarks:

Used to season poultry and fish courses