Habanero, Yellow

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Habanero, Yellow
Classification C. chinense
Type habanero
Fruit color yellow
Fruit shape pendant
Fruit size small
Heat level very hot
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 100,000–350,000
Maturity late
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Mexico
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Yellow Habanero - ripe fruit. 2013-08-22.


This is a yellow version of habanero pepper. 2" long and 1.5" wide peppers with a tapered end. Delicious flavor and fruity aroma. Very hot! (limited, 15 seeds / packets)

Seed source:

a volunteer from a local food bank, Port Moody, BC, Canada 12

Year grown: 2013

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


  • According to Wikipedia, habanero chilis come from the Amazonas region, and it was spread through Mexico. The first domesticated habanero was dated at 8,500 years old, and it was found at an archaeological dig in Mexico.
  • Common colors are orange and red, but there are also white, brown, and pink habanero peppers available.

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