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'Criolla Sella' Peppers
Sub-Category: Hot
Description: Hot chile type from Bolivia. 16- to 24-inch plants bear fruit that are cylindrical at stem end and taper to a point and turns from green to yellow at maturity.
Days To Maturity: 90-120
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Reviewed on 01/06/2007 by Penelope - An experienced gardener

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Richland, South Carolina, United States
Frost Free Season: More than 203 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Wonderful, thin-fleshed golden peppers produced like crazy on bushy plants. They were among the earliest chilies to ripen, and I was still picking at the first hard freeze. The peppers are very hot, and have a fruity flavor that really dresses up salsas or stir fries.

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