Pepper 'Hot Lemon'
Some like it hot! If this is you, ?Hot Lemon? Hot Pepper is a spicy little heirloom from Ecuador. These 3-4 inch peppers are tasty when picked green, or wait for them to fully ripen to lemon yellow. ‘Hot Lemon’ has a tender skin with an aroma that is spicy, with a touch of pine woods. On a scale of 1-4, ‘Hot Lemon’ is a 3. Peppers are best grown in a full sun location and prefer to be kept well watered. To extend your picking season, we recommend starting your Peppers off in raised beds. Pepper plants can easily be damaged if you are not careful when harvesting. Use care by trimming with a sharp snippers. Handle hot peppers with care, we recommend using a latex glove for protection. The chemical that makes a pepper hot is a volatile oil that can burn your hands.
Common Name: Pepper – Moderate Heat
Plant Type: Edible
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Edible Type: Vegetable
Pepper Type: Hot Pepper – Moderate Heat