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Aci Sivri

Aci Sivri (Capsicum annuum (Longum) (Chilli pepper))

 A Turkish heirloom Cayenne type. Each plant can produce up to fifty 5 to 9 in long shiny crimson pods which are often curled and twisted. The pungency is notoriously inconsistent as pods can range from mildly pungent to burning hot. The pods start pale green before maturing to crimson in 90 days. One for Indian cooking connoisseurs. Fruit position and shape can be mixed.
Capsicum: Annuum
Origin: Turkey
PI: 167061
Scoville units: 10,000-85,000
Fruit color & size: 5>9" green > red
Fruit position & shape: pendant, elongate
Plant height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Calyx shape: saucer shaped
Flower shape & size: erect, stellate, 16mm
Petals/Spots: white/none
Filament color: white
Anther color:
Germ. time:
Flowers per axil: 1
History: Received as Capsicum frutescens 1948, and reclassified as Annuum. AKA: Sivri Aci Biber (pointed cayenne pepper)
Credits & Sources: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA thechileman Aci Sivri

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