Serrano Huasteca

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Serrano Huasteca
Classification C. annuum
Type serrano
Fruit color red
Fruit shape cylinder
Fruit size small
Heat level hot
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 10,000–25,000
Maturity midseason
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Mexico
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Serrano Huasteca - ripe fruit. 2014-08-31.

B.C KO T

Came to me as 'Serrano Hausteca', but the region in Spain where this pepper allegedly came from is called Huasteca, and not Hausteca. So the name was obviously misspelled. Plants are quite unusual, with more narrow dark green leaves, and slightly woolly appearance. Long and narrow pods, 0.5" in diameter and 2-3" long, turning from dark green to red. Medium-hot and very flavorful. Excellent for dehydrating and makes delicious hot paprika. Very prolific.

Seed source:

Seed Savers Heritage Farm, Decorah, Iowa (IA SSE HF) 13 / Keith A. Seeger of Glenview, Illinois (IL SE K) 02 / CV Sh2

Year grown: 2014

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


History

  • SSE PEPPER 2007. Misspelled as Serrano Hausteca in SSE Yearbooks.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2001 Yearbook by Keith A. Seeger of Glenview, Illinois (IL SE K), seeds from CV Sh2.
  • La Huasteca is a geographical and cultural region located in Mexico along the Gulf of Mexico which includes parts of the states of Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Puebla, Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí, Querétaro, and Guanajuato.
  • Introduced commercially by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2015.



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2012 1 0
2011 1 0
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