The cayenne pepper is a thin chili pepper, green to red in color, about 2 to 5 inches long. The “cayenne pepper” spice you find mostly in pizza restaurants is the dried, ground version of this pepper.
Chili: Hot pepper grows 6 to 10in long with a conical slim shape red in colour. Pepper will start growing green then turn red.
It belongs to the nightshade family of flowering plants and are related to bell peppers and jalapenos.
The cayenne is a bright red chili ranging from 2-5 inches long and about 1/2 inch in diameter. Cayenne chilies are usually sold as a powder, as cayenne pepper.
The word cayenne comes from the city of Cayenne in French Guiana. Cayenne is great in soups and sauces, on pizzas, as well as over meats and seafoods. Keep it on the table in a shaker as an alternative to salt or pepper.
|Full Sun, 6-8 Hours/Day
|Heavy, 6 Gallons/Day
|Moderate, 65-85 Days Harvest
|6 Plants, 3 Row