Here’s another great classic – and an essential
part of Peruvian cuisine! Baccatum peppers traditionally only grow in South
America, but they are actually the easiest and most successful plants for home
growers and beginners in chili hobby.
Lemon Drop represents hot, non-sweet,
slightly lemon-flavored types of baccatum peppers (as opposed to sweet, low-heat or
only moderately hot “Aji” –type baccatum peppers). The plant is relatively
compact and produces lots of bright yellow fruit even in non-ideal home conditions.
Grows well in pots. Lemon Drop is especially great for fish dishes! Also a very
good, different tasting alternative to Cayenne and other Asian-type red hot
Challenge: 1 (easy)