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Biquinho Hot Pepper (15 seeds) (HPP501) $4.00

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Biquinho Hot Pepper

         
 
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Pronounced bee-KEE-nyo, the name of this landrace from Brazil means “little beak,” and it will add a kiss of flavor to any dish you cook with it. The bright red 1 inch pods taper to a point like an inverted teardrop. The pepper has the distinctive smoky flavor like other members of this species, but also a rich fruitiness that is enhanced by sugar or sweet-and-sour marinades. It also makes the perfect garnish for barbecues and pickles. The 2 1/2 foot bushes should be spaced 18 inches apart. Also locally known as "chupetinho." Part of the each sale helps support Dr. Weavers work.
 
Biquinho Hot Pepper
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 7
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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Nickname:
Therealbigtasty
Location:
Van Nuys, CA, United States
Date:
August 29, 2016
          4.0
 
Sean
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Great flavor

What are the cons? bad for containers

Review:

These peppers are among my favorites I've grown in flavor. As far as growing them, they don't seem to like pots. The plant in the beds grew well, where the the plants in pots were sorta stunted and haven't given much fruit. Flavor wise, they are fantastic, fruity and hot: they remind you of why you grow peppers in the first place. Especially on the taste of that tip end, where you understand that even the hottest chiles can be sweet. This is a pretty wild pepper, so you may end up with different results.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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0 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
GF
Location:
Salem, OR, United States
Date:
August 27, 2016
          4.0
 
Hot but cute
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Nice small fruit

What are the cons? Might be too hot

Review:

It's my first time growing this pepper and I wasn't expecting it to be quite this hot. I just picked a pepper that had turned orange, sliced it in two and put a sliver of it into my mouth. Yikes! Got that immediate burning sensation of a super hot pepper. I didn't even bite into it. Definitely didn't get a "smoky" flavor. However, I'm not going to give up yet. I'll try roasting some and using them in some recipes. The plant is attractive and yields quite a few peppers, so that's a plus. I grow quite a few peppers in a greenhouse because Salem usually doesn't have a very hot growing season, and I like both sweet and hot peppers. So the jury is still out on this pepper for flavor and heat, but I have enjoyed growing it. It's a healthy plant, and I haven't had any major pest problems.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Skye
Location:
Houston, TX, United States
Date:
August 15, 2016
          4.0
 
Great for SW Houston Zone 9B
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Pretty plant, hot, prolific

What are the cons? None

Review:

I have not had much luck with peppers due to the rampaging fire ants in my yard, however this pepper and the Hungarian Black Pepper (better than a jalapeno) have grown beautifully in a wine barrel with very little pest interference. I sowed seeds in December and planted out in Feb-March and they didn't do much until the heat set in. I only planted one and it's over 3 feet tall and it is currently covered in peppers (it's mid-August). I wasn't expecting this heat level but I am glad to have it; the peppers are very crunchy and have a serrano level of heat. Next year I will plant more so that I can pickle or ferment them.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
ChiliFan
Location:
Algoma, Northern Ontario, Canada
Date:
August 1, 2016
          5.0
 
Excellent Chili Pepper
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Beautiful plant, easy to grow

What are the cons? -

Review:

Bought the seeds from Rareseeds, it sprouted indoors in mid February after 10 days. First chili ripens in a garden pot in mid July. There are different Biquinho strains on the market, some have no heat at all, but this Biquinho is hot! The chili is juicy, fruity with a fine but not too strong chinense flavour. If you remove the pulp and seeds it's milder but still with heat. Definitely will grow it again next year.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
DP
Location:
Indiana, PA, United States
Date:
July 25, 2016
          4.0
 
Help mine are sooo hot
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Pretty!

What are the cons? Extremely hot?

Review:

Had these peppers on a salad fresh. Fell in love with them. So sweet with a bit of a pop. Searched the internet until I found the seeds. Started them in an indoor green house in March. They did great! Transplanted outdoors, and they are loaded with peppers. So pretty! Ate my first one that was almost red, and I about died. It was so incredibly hot!!!! Did I do something wrong? Please tell me they will sweeten up as they get red?

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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