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Two purple cayenne peppers in a garden.

Purple Cayenne Pepper seeds

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The Purple Cayenne Pepper Seeds, a rare and distinctive variety within the beloved Cayenne pepper family. What sets these seeds apart is their unique and vibrant purple color, a striking departure from the more common red hues found in typical Cayenne peppers.


Ideal for those seeking a one-of-a-kind addition to their vegetable garden, Cayenne Purple hot pepper seeds offer both a bountiful yield of hot peppers and ornamental beauty. With a heat rating ranging between 30,000 to 50,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units), this variety brings the perfect balance of spice to your culinary endeavors.


Seed count: 15

  • Botanic name:

    Capsicum annuum

  • Plant spacing:

    14-18 inches apart


  • Color:

    Dark green foliage with bright purple chilis.

  • Sowing depth:

    1/4 inch


  • Sun requirements:

    Full sun


  • Utilization:

    Cayenne Purple hot pepper seeds are a sought-after option for those desiring an exclusive plant that not only yields a generous harvest of spicy peppers but also contributes ornamental charm to a vegetable garden. Cayenne chili is a versatile spice that can add both heat and flavor to a wide range of dishes. To utilize cayenne chili effectively, start by incorporating it into spice blends for seasoning meats, such as chicken, beef, or fish, before grilling or roasting. You can also sprinkle it into soups, stews, and sauces to give them a spicy kick. For a simple yet impactful use, mix cayenne with olive oil and garlic to create a spicy marinade for vegetables or tofu before sautéing or grilling. Additionally, cayenne can elevate the flavor of homemade salsas and dips, providing a fiery intensity that pairs well with chips or as a topping for tacos and nachos. Remember to start with a small amount and adjust according to taste preferences, as cayenne chili can be quite potent.

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  • Maturity days:

    75-85 days


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