100 days — The 1½ inch long fruit taper to a blunt end on plants that reach thirty inches tall. The fruit can be used when they are immature and green in color, but are full-flavored after they reach their mature, red color. Although they can become extremely hot, unlike other peppers touted for their heat, 'Red Habanero' peppers are also flavorful. They are are used to add heat and flavor to recipes, jellies, sauces, chocolates, and even infused into alcohol.
A Caribbean favorite, 'Red Habanero' peppers are said to be many times hotter than standard 'Habanero
' peppers, and depending on the growing conditions, can reach 100,000 to 450,000 Scoville Units
. They can be a little slower than other pepper varieties to germinate, so keep the soil moist, warm, and be patient. Each packet contains 20 seeds.