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Classification C. annuum
Type cayenne, chili
Fruit color red
Fruit shape conical, long, slim
Fruit size small
Heat level hot
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 75,000
Maturity midseason
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Japan
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Yatsafusa - ripe fruit. 2014-10-20.


Small and slender red cayenne pepper, up to 3" long. Compact plants are 2' tall and produce loads of upward pointing peppers that grow in large clusters. Delicious and very hot, like many other cayenne peppers.

Seed source:

Seed Savers Heritage Farm, Decorah, Iowa (IA SSE HF) 13 / CV Red

Year grown:

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


  • It is a hot specialty pepper that originated in Japan. Also known as chilies Japones.
  • The name refers to a dwarf tree.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1991 Yearbook by Don Van Dunk of Harlem, Georgia (GA VA D) and MI KR L.
  • SSE PEPPER 330.

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2014 . .
2013 1 0
2012 1 0
2011 1 0
2010 0 0
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