|Scoville Heat Units (SHU)||30,000 - 50,000|
|Variety type||family heirloom, open-pollinated|
- Bright red slim pods up to 1.5-2" long. Very good dried and ground into chili powder. Compact plants well suited for pots. Early fruit set and maturity. Medium to high heat and lovely flavor. Dries very easily. Plants are extremely productive.
Year grown: 2014
- An heirloom hot pepper from Virgil T. Ainsworth of Laurel, Mississippi. Grown in his family for more than 100 years.
- Traditionally used to make Rooster Pepper Sausage.
- This pepper has been listed in the SSE Yearbooks since the 1980s.
- SSE PEPPER 46.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Rooster Spur - plant with green fruits. 2014-06-11.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Rooster Spur - plant with ripe fruit. 2014-07-10.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Rooster Spur - ripe fruit. 2014-07-14.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Rooster Spur plant with ripening fruits. 2014-07-17.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Rooster Spur - plant with ripening fruit. 2014-08-30.
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2015||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new
|2013||Seed Savers Exchange
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