Aji Rojo

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Aji Rojo
Classification C. baccatum
Type aji
Fruit color red
Fruit shape long, slim
Fruit size small
Heat level hot
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 30,000 - 50,000
Maturity midseason
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Peru
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Aji Rojo - ripe fruit. 2013-07-18.

B.C KO T

(C. bacattum) Tall and lanky plants with narrow leaves grow to 3-4' tall. Heavy fruit set quite early in the season. Beautiful slim long peppers mature from pale green to brilliant red. 0.75 x 4". Delicious hot flavor, with nice fruity undertones. High yields. Dries easily.

Seed source:

Jeannine Chalmers, Coquitlam, BC, Canada 12 / CV?

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


History

  • Originated in Peru. Some sources say that it came from La Paz, Bolivia.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by Stephen Fox of Plano, Texas (TX FO S), who purchased seeds from Johnny's Selected Seeds . Not listed by SSE members since 2006.
  • Perhaps due to its somewhat generic name, there are some other peppers with the same name exist - i.e., small round red.



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2013 Trade Winds Fruit
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