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Aztec Black Chilli (Capsicum baccatum)
Aztec Black Chilli (Capsicum baccatum): the plant, which reaches almost 1mt (on the ground) has beautiful black and purple leaves which are very ornamental, as much as its fruits, almost 7 cm length.
Its taste is similar to jalapeño, its spiciness is around 30.000 shu. It can be dried and powdered for an amazing spice.
Beautiful and early variety. It's a great chili, either for your garden or balcony, very ornamental.