Capsicum chinense | ‘White Bullet’ Habanero Pepper
100,000- 350,000 Scoville
Habanero Peppers are flowering plants in the nightshade family (Solanaceae) with edible fruits that are commonly made into relishes, or pickled, or ground into a fine powder for use as a spice. Some peppers varieties are not edible and are grown as ornamentals.
Peppers are grown as tender summer annuals in most areas outside their native habitat. Seeds are best propagated indoors or in a greenhouse. It is recommended to transplant outdoors when soil temperatures reach 60 F or warmer. Plants become woody as the growing season progresses. Flowers are typically small with five white petals and pepper fruits come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Mature around 75 days from transplant.
White Habanero peppers are an extremely hot, white habanero pepper variety from the Caribbean. The habanero has a long growing season and loves heat. The plants are short and squat and the fruits are only 1″ long x 1/2″ wide and are bullet shaped. Its a high yielding variety, with a single plant capable of producing hundreds of ivory-white colored fruits that mature around 100 days.
Sun exposure: Full sun
Mature height: 12-30 inches
Mature width: 18-24 inches
Hardiness zones: 10-11