Capsicum pubescens from Azuay, Ecuador. ARS/GRIN PI 58267
Large spherical orange peppers with typical black seeds.
Thick-walled, crispy, juicy and sweet flesh, fairly spicy. The intensity of the heat increases as the fruits become fully ripe, dark orange. On average 100 000 SHU
Fast growing large plants.
Late variety with high yields.
The rocoto peppers are very resistant to cold nights and cooler climates. Often does better in the open air than in the greenhouse. They require little care or plant formation.