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Classification C. annuum
Type chili
Fruit color red
Fruit shape long, slim
Fruit size medium
Heat level medium
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 5,000-10,000
Maturity midseason
Variety type commercial, open-pollinated
Country Mexico
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Guajillo - ripe fruit. 2009-09-19.


Medium-hot chili peppers that mature from green to brown and eventually to red. Fruits are 4" to 6" long and about 1" in diameter. Excellent for both fresh eating in salads or salsa and sauces. Medium to late season. Tall plants, very productive.

Seed source:

1. Tomato Growers Supply 08
2. CV 13

Year grown: 2009(1), 2013*(2)

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


  • Originated in Mexico.
  • The name means 'little gourd' for the rattling sound the seeds make in the dried pods.

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