Pepper: Hot: Scotch Bonnet

Pepper: Hot: Scotch Bonnet - Seeds & Bulbs

Pepper - Hot
Scotch Bonnet

Scotch Bonnet is a type of Habanero, considered the hottest pepper in the world. Words such as blistering and incendiary are used to describe the heat. The red Scotch Bonnet is sweeter and a little less hot than other Habaneros, but still extremely hot. This variety will produce a crop in climates not quite hot enough for some of the others. The flavor is citrusy, resembling apricot. Great for salsa.

Average Count: 45 seeds

Days to Maturity: 100
When to Sow Outside: 3 to 4 weeks after last frost and when the soil temperature is at least 65 degrees and the outside temperature is at least 70 degrees. Starting indoors is recommended.
When to Sow Inside: 8 to 10 weeks before last frost
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: Starting indoors is recommended
Row Spacing: 3'
Days to Emerge: 10 - 25
Thinning: Start indoors and space plants 24 inches apart.

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