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Rocoto Manzano - 10 chili seeds

Rocoto Manzano - 10 chili seeds

10 chili seeds

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  • sharp
  • lemony fruity

HEAT LEVEL: 7-8 / sharp

Scoville: 40,000 - 80,000 SHU
These chilies are sharp


  • The seeds of the Rocoto Manzano - 10 chili seeds have a germination time of 7 - 14 days .
  • The plant is 150-200cm and spreading, widely branched
  • Under good conditions, the yield of the plant is high .


Rocoto Manzano - 10 chili seeds Fruits ripen from green to red and will be something like 5-7 cm in diameter large.

TASTE: lemony fruity

Rocoto Manzano - 10 chili seeds Pods have a lemony fruity taste.

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


  • Fruit heat level: 7-8
  • Scoville Units: 40,000 - 80,000 SHU
  • Capsicum: Capsicum Capsicum pubescens
  • Origin of the variety: South America Andes Region
  • Vendor: Chiliplanet S.L. - Spanien
  • Plant Height: 150-200cm
  • Plant Width: spreading, widely branched
  • Germination time: 7 - 14 days
  • Fruit color: red
  • Fruit size: 5-7 cm in diameter

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

Rocoto Manzano - The fiery apple from South America

The story of the Rocoto Manzano

The Rocoto Manzano, also known as "apple or "tree chili", is a traditional chili variety from the Andean regions of South America. It has been an integral part of the local cuisines of Peru and Bolivia for centuries and has since found its way into gardens and kitchens worldwide .

An exceptional chili - characteristics of the Rocoto Manzano

The Rocoto Manzano is known for its unique shape and vibrant play of colours. With its apple-like, round fruits and bright red colours, it is a real feast for the eyes. But the Rocoto Manzano doesn't just impress visually: with a spiciness of 40,000 to 80,000 Scoville units, it also offers an impressive taste experience.

Its taste can be described as fruity with a slightly citrusy note. The fruits have a typical size of 5-7 cm in diameter and the plant reaches a growth height of up to 2 meters, which clearly distinguishes it from most other chili varieties.

The Rocoto Manzano is ideal for stuffing, similar to peppers, but can also be used in sauces and stews to give them a special flavour.

Key facts at a glance:

  • Capsicum pubescens
  • Heat :   7-8
  • Scoville units: approx. 40,000 - 80,000 SHU
  • Growth height: up to 2 meters
  • Fruit size: approx. 5-7 cm in diameter
  • Fruit colour: red
  • Country of origin: South America (Andean region)
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