Pepper - Orange Habanero
One seriously spicy pepper, coming in at 200,000 - 350,000 Scoville units. For comparison, a Jalapeno pepper ranges in 2,000 - 8,000 Scoville units.
When to Plant:
- North Florida: February & July
- Central Florida: February & July
- South Florida: August - September
Planting instructions: Plant in a spot with full sun and well-draining soil. Give each plant 12-18” of space between each other. Sow directly into the garden or start transplants undercover. Plant seeds about ¼ “ deep and water regularly.
Germination time: 10 - 21 Days
Days to Maturity: 75 - 80 days
Number of seeds per pack: 15 - 22
For a more detailed dive into growing Peppers in Florida check out this guide that I wrote.