Ho Chi Minh Hot Pepper


Ho Chi Minh Hot Pepper | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada
Capsicum annuum | Annual | Heirloom

4–5″ long cayenne peppers turns from green to bright yellow to orange-yellow. Vietnamese boat people shared these seeds with Minnesota farmer Steven Schwen in the 1980s. Schwen named it Ho Chi Minh in honor of the Vietnamese revolutionary who led the Việt Minh, a national independence coalition that fought for Vietnamese freedom from French, and later US, and Japanese imperialism and colonialism. This pepper has a serious bite and is super prolific. 30,000 Scovilles.

Planting tip: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before planting date. For best result harden off at 18-19°C

Harvesting tip: Hot peppers are ready to harvest as soon as they have achieved their final colour.

Storage tip: Store at 10-12°C with a relative humidity of 95%