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Heat 9 | fruity smoky

Hontaka - 10 chili seeds

Hontaka - 10 chili seeds

10 chili seeds

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  • very sharp
  • fruity smoky

HEAT LEVEL: 9 / very sharp

Scoville: 100,000 - 250,000 SHU
These chilies are very sharp


  • The seeds of the Hontaka - 10 chili seeds have a germination time of 7 - 14 days .
  • The plant is medium height and bushy
  • Under good conditions, the yield of the plant is high .


Hontaka - 10 chili seeds Fruits ripen from green to red and will be something like up to 8 cm long large.

TASTE: fruity smoky

Hontaka - 10 chili seeds Pods have a fruity smoky taste.

We are of course aware that taste is a subjective matter. This is just our personal assessment.


  • Fruit heat level: 9
  • Scoville Units: 100,000 - 250,000 SHU
  • Capsicum: Capsicum Capsicum annuum
  • Origin of the variety: Japan
  • Vendor: Chiliplanet S.L. - Spanien
  • Plant Height: medium height
  • Plant Width: bushy
  • Germination time: 7 - 14 days
  • Fruit color: red
  • Fruit size: up to 8 cm long

This information is for guidance and, with the exception of the manufacturer's information, without danger.

Hontaka: The fiery delicacy from Japan

A touch of Japan in every bite

The Hontaka chili variety, a culinary gift from Japan, impresses with its intensely orange to red, slightly wrinkled fruits that reach a length of 3 to 8 cm. With a spiciness level of 9, it combines exceptional spiciness with a fruity and smoky taste that enriches the taste palette of every chili lover. Its unique combination of flavour and spiciness makes it a favourite ingredient for anyone looking to add a deep, complex flavour to their dishes.

Versatility in the kitchen

Although Hontaka chilies are known for their impressive spiciness, their true strength lies in their versatility. The fruits are ideal for making sauces, powders or oils that give any dish a spicy yet fruity kick. Their bright red colour and shrivelled texture add not only flavour to any plate, but also a visual component that appeals to the senses.

Key facts at a glance:

  • Capsicum : Capsicum annuum
  • Heat :   9
  • Scoville units : 100,000 - 250,000 SHU
  • Growth height : 50 - 80 cm
  • Fruit size : 3 - 8 cm long
  • Fruit colour : Orange to red
  • Country of origin : Japan
  • Special features : Fruity and smoky taste, ideal for sauces and spice mixtures
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Hontaka - 10 chili seeds can be ground, dried, peppered or made into a sauce for a unique flavor all year round. They can also be used fresh to give a special kick to various dishes.

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