Aji Dulce Caribbean Sweet Pepper - RARE Heirloom 20 seeds


There are many different types of aji peppers in the world, most of the produced in the South American and Caribbean region. They range from very mild to somewhat hot, depending on the variety, though the majority of them offer up a wonderful fruity flavor. Because of that flavor, and also how easily they grow, they are important to many different cuisines.

The ají dulce is particularly popular in Caribbean cuisines, where it is native to the area, particularly Puerto Rican cuisine, Cuban cuisine, and Dominican cuisine. The peppers is classified as Capsicum chinense, which are native to the Yucatan Peninsula area of Central America and on the Caribbean islands.

Ají dulces are also known as ají dulce, ajicito or ajíes in Puerto Rico; ají gustoso or ají cachucha in the Domincan Republic; or ají cachucha in Cuba. The name translates to “Sweet” (dulce) “Pepper” (aji).

90-100 days.

Grown in Tennessee.

Planting Guide included. Ships in padded envelope.

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Reviews (5)


received in a nice little pouch. Can't plant yet as still winter her, but hope to start to plant once it get warmer

Seeds look healthy and packaging was cute. Also came with a little cotton bag to hold your seeds.

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