8 FRESH Dried whole tabasco Peppers. There are between 10-15 seeds in each pepper, so you will have well over 75 seeds in total. Planting and growing instructions will be included.
The Tabasco pepper is a variety of chili pepper species Capsicum frutescens with its origins in Mexico. It is best known through its use in Tabasco sauce and peppered vinegar.
Like all C. frutescens cultivars, the tabasco plant has a typical bushy growth, which can me made stronger by trimming the plants. The tapered fruits, around 3/4 - 1 long, are initially pale yellowish-green and turn yellow and orange before ripening to bright orange-red. Tabascos rate from 30,000 to 50,000 on the Scoville scale of heat levels, and are the only variety of chili pepper whose fruits are juicy i.e., they are not dry on the inside.
Tabasco fruits, like all other members of the C. frutescens species remain upright when mature, rather than hanging down from their stems.
These compact bushes also make excellent ornamental plants -they are COVERED with peppers from early summer to frost. These are also suitable for growing in containers! Just a few of these plants will make TONS of peppers for your family and friends! Be prepared, these peppers are *HOT*HOT*HOT* !