Hot Red Cherry Pepper
Heirloom. Named for its cherry-like shape, this little pepper is a moderately hot version of the popular sweet cherry. Plants are widely adapted throughout the US. Vigorous and productive. The pretty little golf ball-sized fruits mature from green to red. Add them to salads, or use them in pickling and preserving.
- Light: Full sun
- Fruit size: 1 1/2 inches
- Matures: 75 to 80 days
- Plant spacing: 18 to 24 inches apart
- Plant size: 24 to 36 inches tall
- Scoville heat units: 5,000 to 15,000 (medium)