A bright yellow, lantern-shaped Caribbean chili
Habanero Lemon, also known as Yellow Habanero, is a lantern-shaped chili that matures from green to lemon yellow. The pods grow to about 5 cm long and 2.5 cm wide, and have a distinctive
fruity and citrusy taste (and, according to some, even an apricot-like aroma). Let’s talk about spiciness: our yellow friend doesn’t exceed the capsaicin level of the average habanero, registering at about 100,000–300,000 on the Scoville scale. But that’s a lot! Named after the city of La Havana
in Cuba, these peppers are most likely to have originated in the Amazon region, although they are very popular in the Caribbean.
Plant size Height 70cm, Width 45cm
Container size Height 30cm, Width 30 cm
Companion plant Basils, okra, onions, calendula, mints, oregano, thyme
Sowing Indoor Feb-Mar
Contain a high concentration of vitamins and minerals. Can help relieve pain.
How to eat
Try them fresh from the plant, chopped and added to salads. Use them as a garnish for Caribbean recipes or add them to salsas, marinades and bottled condiments.