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Santaka Heirloom Japanese Pepper 10 Seeds - Very Spicy

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The Santaka is a HOT Japanese pepper with an intense, simple, heat. They do not have a complex flavor profile so their pure simple heat is more direct and easily balanced with other bold spices. It is popular in Asian cuisine and can be found in many Chinese, Japanese, and southeastern Asian dishes.

A very spicy and productive Japanese pepper. The glossy red 2-1/2” peppers grow upright on sturdy 3’ plants. Easy to grow, harvest and dry peppers.

Capsicum annuum (70-80 days) Heat Level: Very Hot Scoville: 40,000

The packet contains 10 seeds.

In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, and bright light, and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 14 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart, or into large 5-gallon containers. Harvest chiles when they are red.

All of our seeds are GMO-free.