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5 Red Globe Chilli Pepper Seeds - Capsicum chinense Chili Chile - Vegetable Seeds

5 Red Globe Chilli Pepper Seeds - Capsicum chinense Chili Chile - Vegetable Seeds

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Capsicum chinense Seeds

Red Globe Chilli Pepper


The red globe chilli pepper originates in Bolivia. It rates at 200 000 Scoville heat units and is considered to be very hot. It is suitable for container growing. This chilli is shaped like a globe, thus its name. This high yielding chilli is light green turning to a pastel red at maturity.

Capsicum is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Its species are native to the Americas, where they have been cultivated for thousands of years by the people of the tropical Americas, and are now cultivated worldwide. Some of the members of Capsicum are used as spices, vegetables, and medicines. The fruit of Capsicum plants have a variety of names depending on place and type. They are most commonly called chilli peppers.

The fruit of most species of Capsicum contains capsaicin (methyl vanillyl nonenamide), a lipophilic chemical that can produce a strong burning sensation in the mouth of the unaccustomed eater. Most mammals find this unpleasant, whereas birds are unaffected. The secretion of capsaicin protects the fruit from consumption by mammals while the bright colors attract birds that will disperse the seeds.

The amount of capsaicin in Capsicums is highly variable and dependent on genetics and environment, giving almost all types of Capsicums varied amounts of perceived heat. The only Capsicum without capsaicin is the bell pepper, a cultivar of Capsicum annuum, which has a zero rating on the Scoville scale. The lack of capsaicin in bell peppers is due to a recessive gene that eliminates capsaicin and, consequently, the "hot" taste usually associated with the rest of the Capsicum family.

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