Hot Pepper Seeds - Chile De Arbol

Hot Pepper Seeds - Chile De Arbol

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Packet $6.59
1 Ounce $66.19 ($66.19/ounce)
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  • Small and potent, retains color when dried
  • Open Pollinated Seed
  • Use in cooking or for decoration
  • Scoville Scale: 15,000-30,000 Units
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 3 inches
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright

Flavor Profile Medium; 15K - 30K Scoville heat units
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding, Sauce/Paste
Plant Resistance Deer

About Hot Pepper Seeds - Chile De Arbol

Capsicum annuum

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Chile

Grow Heirloom Peppers - Plant Chile de Arbol Pepper Seeds - 15,000-30,000 Scovilles

A small and potent Mexican chile pepper that is also known as "Rat's Tail Chile Pepper" or "Bird's Beak Chile Pepper". Maturing from green to bright red, Chile de Arbol peppers can be used fresh, cooked, or powdered. Most often seen in wreaths or hanging swags as Chile de Arbol peppers retain their beautifully festive color even when dried.

Planting Information

Planting Hot Pepper Seeds - Chile De Arbol

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Pepper Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 71
1 Ounce 5,000

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