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McKenzie Seed – Pepper Habanero

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McKenzie Seed – Pepper Habanero


One of the best hot salsa peppers! Maturing from green to an intense orange, these extremely hot peppers have a wonderful, distinct flavor. Many find its flavor and aroma irresistible in sauces and salsas.



Seed Type: Open Pollinated

Product Weight: 250 milligrams / approximately 25-30 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Famously hot

Days to Harvest: 90 days (after transplanting outdoors)

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4″)

Seed Spacing: 5 cm (2″)

Row Spacing: 60 cm (24″)

Plant Spacing: 45 cm (18″)

Growing Height: 65-90 cm (26-36″)

Best Container Size: 12″+

Planting Instructions: Start seed indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost.

Suggestions: Peppers need a warm soil and night temperature to prosper. Location should be sheltered from the wind and soil should be kept reasonably moist. Be sure to harden off the seedlings to reduce transplant stress. Harvest fruit early and often. The more you pick the more they will produce. Do not pull off fruit, rather cut from stems.

Preparation Ideas: Add to homemade salsas to crank up the heat.