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 that project is to be able to keep up with the increasing demand for food in China.
Large conically elongated peppers from 30 - 35 cm / 1ft long.
Freakish shaped fruits often with a corkscrew / spiral shape.
Ripening from green to red, can be eaten in both stages.
Mild heat with a soft taste, a mix between bell pepper and pepper.
Excellent grill and snack pepper.
Bush-shaped plants of approximately 90cm - 3ft with high yields. Good support of the plants is recommended.
High yields starting from mid-season.