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Venezuelan heirloom pepper, seed source from Donna Hudson in Tennessee. Has the same shape, size, color and aroma as Habanero, but is sweet, spicy, and delicious, with only a trace of heat. Highly aromatic fruits; their flavor is unusual and complex, with overtones of black pepper and coriander, and undertones of other spicy flavors. An excellent choice for sautéed vegetables, rice and bean dishes, paprika, or herbal vinegars. The thin-walled pendant fruits are 1 x 2 in., tapering at both the stem and blossom end. Plants have good foliage cover and bear at 18 inches high. Seedlings grow slowly at first, but grow rapidly later in the season to 48 inches high or more. Matures green, to orange-red, to red. 99 days. C. chinense. Family: solanaceae (nightshade).