Originally from Peru, the Yellow Jelly Bean Habanero is a lovely & rare variety that is hard to come by. AKA Yellow Fire, Cumani, Charapita, Charapilla and Tet(t)inas de Monk chilli / chili / chile / pepper
The heat level of this chilli is very hot. Even if smaller than most of the habaneros, the Yellow Jelly Bean isn't less hot ! We rate it a 10++ just like other habaneros as it’s rated around 350,000 SHU.
The chilli pods go Yellow / Orange when mature and its shaped like a birds eye chilli hence sometimes confused with or called birds eye chilli….
The plant is very high yielding bushy pepper plant with the Yellow coloured pods. Small in size approximate 6 – 7 mm only. The plant will stay small between 30 – 45 cm high. Perfect to keep in a pot!
It will give you a lot of fruits during the chilli season, which lasts approximate 4 to 6 months depending on where you grow them and the weather conditions.
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!!
Want to taste the end result? Check out these chilli sauce(s) that use this similar type of chilli.
Turbo Supercharge Extremely Hot Habanero Paste
Awards won by Habanero YELLOW Jelly Bean Chilli
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28th January 2017
The plant itself grows rather vigorously, and with mine i tipped it many times throughout its growth. It spreads wide and thick, branching off with craploads of budding sites. A very easy and forgiving plant to grow.
Just ate the first yellow one off the tree and holy crap they pack a punch! A really sweet and lingering taste, with a feisty burn. They are rather small though so the heat doesnt spread so bad. Love them and will probably keep these as a permanent.
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