Capsicum annuum from Chinese space project.
1987, scientist Jiang Xingcun discovers that when seeds are sent to satellites in space for a while, there is a much greater chance of mutations, mainly in terms of fruit size and yield but also increased nutritional value. The aim of the project is to be able to keep up with the increasing demand for food in China.
About 2 cm wide and 30 cm long peppers, most fruits curl and twist.
Ripens from green to red.
Mild heat, around 5000 SHU.
Compact shrub-shaped plants about 50 to 60 cm (2ft) high.
Very high yields in mid-season.