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Chilli Pepper Seed 'Aribibi Gusano'

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Capsicum chinense 'Aribibi Gusano'

  • Extremely hot heat.
  • Beautiful 'caterpillar' shaped chilli.
  • Mature to cream/white.
  • Citrusy flavour.
  • Origin: Bolivia.

Extremely Hot Chilli: 50,000 - 100,000 SHU'sHow Hot Is That?...Chilli Pepper Heat Guide


Supplied as a packet of approximately 10 seeds.

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A great chilli whose appearance is quite funny as it looks like cream caterpillars growing all over the chilli plant.

Whilst the heat is initially quite 'sharp' and hot if you eat it raw, when you cook with it the heat mellows and isn't that hot at all but has a really nice almost citrusy type flavour to it so goes well with chicken and fish (amongst many other foods!)

The fruits start pale green and ripen to a creamy yellow/white. Plants are high yielding the fruits don't contain many seeds. Given that the fruits are quite skinny this can make it an easy chilli to cook or eat as it doesn't need a lot of preparation.

The word Gusano means 'worm' in Spanish!

Also known as the Habanero Aribibi Gusano, Aribibi, caterpillar or worm chilli

To ensure good germination a constant compost temperature of 82° - 86° f (28° - 30° C) is recommended. Germination can be slow and take three weeks or more.

  • Origin: Aribibi, Bolivia.
  • Heat: Extremely Hot, 50,000 - 80,000 SHU.

Extremely Hot Chilli: 50,000 - 100,000 SHU'sHow Hot Is That?...Chilli Pepper Heat Guide

This variety will be 'on taste' at Challock Chilli Fest

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This product is subject to group discount if you are buying multiple products from the same pricing group. Other products in this group are...
Chilli Pepper Seed 'Ají Limon'
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Chilli Pepper Seed 'Bolivian Rainbow'
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Chilli Pepper Seed 'Demon Red'
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Chilli Pepper Seed 'Farmer's Market Potato'
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Chilli Pepper Seed 'Goan Hot Sweet'
Chilli Pepper Seed 'Golden Cayenne'
Chilli Pepper Seed 'Habanero Caribbean Red'
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How To...

How To Sow & Grow Chilli Pepper & Sweet Peppers
Detailed advice on sowing and growing chilli peppers and sweet peppers - both inside and outside.

How To Videos

How To Grow Chillies & Sweet Peppers - Part 1 (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen on the basics of caring for chillies and sweet peppers in the first few months.

How To Grow Chillies & Sweet Peppers - Part 2 (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen on the basics of caring for chillies and sweet peppers as the season progresses.

How To Sow & Transplant Chilli Peppers, Sweet Peppers & Aubergines (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen explaining how to sow and then transplant chilli and sweet peppers. The same technique can also be used for aubergines.

Recipes

Chilli Sauce Recipe
A quick and easy recipe for chilli sauce. Experiment with different varieties of chilli peppers to get just the right amount of heat for your tastebuds.

General Information

New For 2019
All our new additions to our range for 2019 in one handy place. From Chilli Seeds and Tomato Seeds to Exotics.

Chilli Pepper & Sweet Pepper Heat Guide
A guide to the heat levels of sweet peppers and chilli peppers - from the cool to the volcanic. Also details on how Chilli Pepper heat levels are measured.

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