Cowhorn Hot Pepper

Cowhorn may be the biggest hot pepper you will find.

Cowhorn Hot Pepper

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  • Light: Full sun
  • Fruit size: 6 to 8 inches long
  • Matures: 75 to 85 days
  • Plant spacing: 18 to 24 inches
  • Plant size: 24 to 36 inches tall, 18 inches wide
  • Scoville heat units: 2,500 to 5,000 (medium)

These large, thick-walled cayenne peppers are named for their shape. The fruit turns bright red when mature and are quite hot. The wrinkled fruit are excellent for sauces and drying.

Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available at your local stores, as we select and sell varieties best suited to the growing conditions in each region.

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