The Garden Community for Garden Lovers
 
johnjoe

By Johnjoe

Ireland Ie

Could someone please ID the chilli in the photo. As you see in the photo the plant is full of very small chilli's about 1"1/2 ins long some are turning yellow. I would be grateful for a reply.

Johnjoe



Yellow_chilli..

Answers

 

not sure they are an edible variety, possibly more of an ornamental variety. But I don't know which one it is sorry.

21 Sep, 2019

 

Proof of the pudding is in the eating­čśä If they're really bland & mild they may be ornamental but the shape of the fruit looks more cayenne to me. Generally cayenne types hang down but there's Purple Prince, a hottish one, that looks a bit like yours

21 Sep, 2019

 

Thank you Seaburngirl & Darren8 for your reply. They are turning yellow. When I seen them my first thought was Jalapeno. I will try them in a stir fry and hope for the best. I will look up Goole for a phot of Purple Prince.

Thank you again Johnjoe

22 Sep, 2019

 

I'd slice a bit off & try tasting it raw before risking it in a meal...

22 Sep, 2019

 

Thanks for the warning Darren8, I will do

23 Sep, 2019

 

Ornamental chilis are all edible, too. They just tend to be in the top 10% of the hotness range. I've got one customer who will only grow the ornamental kinds, because they are the only ones hot enough for him! There are a lot of capsaicin addicts here in Arizona, though! :)

23 Sep, 2019

 

Thank you Tugrethil, I will have to try them out on someone braver than me,

24 Sep, 2019

How do I say thanks?

Answer question

 

Previous question

« Can anyone say what this plant is ?

 

Not found an answer?