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Chilli
Ají caballero
Chilli Aji caballero
Ají caballero chillies
Scientific Classification
Species: Capsicum frutescens
Cultivar: 'Ají caballero'
Trinomial name
Capsicum frutescens 'Ají caballero'
Synonyms
Ají Caballero

Caballero hot chili peppers
Gentleman pepper

Puerto Rican jelly bean hot chili pepper

The Ají caballero (or gentleman pepper)[1] is a scarce hot chilli pepper used as the basis of most Puerto Rican condiments, such as the Pique sauce. The fruit of this plant stands vertically, unlike other peppers that hang down from the branches. The plant grows to approximately 7½-10cm (3-4ft) in height.

GrowingEdit

Main article: Chilli

TroublesEdit

Main article: Pepper troubles

ReferencesEdit

  1. Austin, D.F. (2004). Florida Ethnobotany. Boca Raton: CRC Press. pp. 169.
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