Joe's Long Cayenne Pepper

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"Capsicum Joe's Long Cayenne (USDA Organic) Pepper Heirloom, Capsicum 'Joe's Long Cayenne', is a variety that originates from Calabria, Italy.

The unbelievably long, slender fruits of 'Joe's Long Cayenne' are 8"" to 10"" long, thin-skinned, and taper to a small point.

It turns bright red for homemade hot sauce and dries well for ristras and delicious, dried hot pepper flakes.

Capsicum refers to a wide variety of tropical pepper plants with the genus of the same name.

The name is perhaps derived from the Latin ""capsa,"" or box for the pod-like fruit. They are also frequently used both chopped and raw in salads, or cooked in stir-fries or other mixed dishes. They can be sliced into strips and fried, roasted whole or in pieces, or chopped and incorporated into salsas or other sauces.

Capsicum is a relative of the tomato and requires similar growing conditions.

* Thin walled
* Heavy yielder
* Hot!


Joe's Long Cayenne Pepper Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
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Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Capsicum Joe's Long Cayenne (Pepper)
Soil Type Well drained
Sun Exposure Full Sun