The heat level of this chilli in Scoville Heat units ranges from:
15,000 to 30,000 SHU approximately.
(Aji is the Nahuatl word for chilli)
As the name of this chilli plant suggests the colour of the chilli pods are indeed bright yellow and when cutting up this chilli you will smell the beautiful citrus smell of the cut-up pods!! Goes great with your stir fries or Thai stir fries to give it that citrus hint of flavour!!
Member of the Capsicum Baccatum family of chillies.
This chilli comes originally from Peru, South America. Where it up untill today still is a very populair chilli in many various local Peruvian dishes.
When fully grown the Aji Pineapple Chilli can grow up to 100 cm high and you should be able to get between 70 to 100 chilli pods per plant of fresh fruit during the chilli season which lasts approximate 4 to 6 months.
For more information about chilli seeds:
Page on how to grow chilli seeds
Information about germination of chilli seeds
Video, which will show you how to achieve an 85% germination rate!!
Awards won by Aji Pineapple Chilli
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