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Cayenne Purple - (Capsicum annum) - Seeds
The Purple Cayenne pepper is a slender and elongated chili variety. Typically measuring 2 to 3 inches in length, it features a conical shape and ripens from green to a rich purple hue and finally to a fire red. This pepper packs a moderately spicy punch. Its thin walls make it ideal for drying, grinding into pepper flakes, or adding a vibrant touch to dishes. Known for its distinctive color and heat, the Purple Cayenne pepper is a flavorful choice for those seeking a spicy culinary experience. Exceptionally edible ornamental pepper is probably the most beautiful of the many Cayenne varieties.
Heat level: 20,000-40,000 (SHU) Scoville Heat Units – Medium Heat
Flavor: Earthy with a slight sweetness.