Chili, Rocoto Manzano Gold seed

$5.50 incl. GST

Seed Count: 30 / packet
Cultivation: moderate to difficult
Botanical Name: Capsicum frutescens
Fruit Colour: golden yellow

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Description

This is the type with the golden yellow fruit. The heat seems milder and the flavour more aromatic than the red or orange types.   Chilli, Rocoto Manzano, Capsicum pubescens, The world’s oldest known chilli pepper. Domesticated by the Aztec and Mayan civilisations before 7500BC. Soft and meaty in texture with fruity flavours. The only species with black seeds. Heat rating: 6-8. This is the type with the golden yellow fruit. The heat seems milder and the flavour more aromatic than the red or orange fruited types. Rocoto Manzano is a native to South America and prefers rich well limed soils in a protected sunny position. Drought and frost tender. Perennial plant, growing to 2m. 

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg

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