Pasilla Bajio

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Pasilla Bajio
Classification C. annuum
Type pasilla
Fruit color brown
Fruit shape long, slim
Fruit size medium
Heat level mild
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 500-1,000
Maturity midseason
Variety type open-pollinated, commercial
Country Mexico


(Capsicum annuum). Plants are vigorous and very productive and quite hardy, withstanding low temperatures here in PNW way into October. Fruits are dark green when immature, turning brown when fully mature. They are 5-7" long and about 1" in diameter. The flavor is mildly hot and spicy, getting more heat when fully mature. This pepper is usually dried and used for smoky flavored sauces.

Seed source:

1. Pinetree Seeds 08
2. Tomato Growers Supply 12

Year grown: 2012

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


  • It originated and is common in Mexico.
  • Resistant to Tobacco Mosaic Virus.

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