Japanese Santaka Chile Pepper (Capsicum annuum) An heirloom variety originally released in 1955 from the Ochigi Prefecture region north of Tokyo, Japan. This is a spicy, uniform and high yielding variety. Very easy to harvest and dries nicely.
Scoville heat units (SHU): 15,000 – 50,000
70-78 days to maturity
20 seeds per packet $3.95
Planting Instructions:Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4 inch deep and keep soil warm. Transplant into 1 inch cells or 2 inch pots at 1-2 leaf stage. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed. Transplant outdoors once day and night temperatures are consistently above 10 degrees Celsius.