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Heat 2 | aromatically mild

Shishito - 10 chili seeds

Shishito - 10 chili seeds

10 chili seeds

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  • not sharp
  • aromatically mild

HEAT LEVEL: 2 / not sharp

Scoville: 1,000 - 2,000 SHU
These chilies are not sharp


  • The seeds of the Shishito - 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 .


Shishito - 10 chili seeds Fruits ripen from green to red and will be something like 6 - 12 cm large.

TASTE: aromatically mild

Shishito - 10 chili seeds Pods have a aromatically mild taste.

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


  • Fruit heat level: 2
  • Scoville Units: 1,000 - 2,000 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: 6 - 12 cm

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

The mild fried chili shishito: a delight from Japan

Origin and naming

The Shishito chili, a variety of Capsicum annuum, comes from Japan. Their name comes from their characteristic shape, which is reminiscent of a lion's head.

spiciness and taste

Originally almost spicy-free, Japanese folk wisdom says that about one in ten fruits can be surprisingly spicy. Shishito chilies have a fresh aroma that develops an intense flavour when fried. Green fruits are mild, while ripe red fruits taste sweet and slightly spicy.

Usage and popularity

Shishito chilies are already a hype in the USA and their trend is slowly spreading to Europe. They are ideal for frying or grilling as a side dish or as a snack. The versatile flavours and mild spiciness make them a popular choice in Asian and international cuisine.

Key facts at a glance:

  • Capsicum: Capsicum annuum
  • Heat :   2
  • Scoville units: 1,000 - 2,000 SHU
  • Growth height: 50 - 80 cm
  • Fruit size: Small to medium sized
  • Fruit colour: Green (mild), red (sweet, slightly spicy)
  • Country of origin: Japan
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Shishito - 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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