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Capsicum annuum var. aviculare

'Chiltepin' is a plant in the Capsicum genus with a scientific name of Capsicum annuum var. aviculare. The botanical name epithet for Chiltepin (annuum) means 'annual'.

Measured at approximately 50,000 and 100,000 Scoville Units.

Chiltepin is categorised as a species of vegetable. Normally growing to a mature height of 1.00 metres (3.25 feet), Chiltepin grows with a shrubby habit.

United States is believed to be where Chiltepin originates from.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Chiltepin have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Chiltepin

See our list of companion Plants for Chiltepin to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Chiltepin from seed

Transplanting Chiltepin

Common Chiltepin problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Chiltepin plants:

Other names for Chiltepin

Chile Pequin, Bird Pepper, chiltepe, chile tepin

Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum

Misspellings: Piquin, piqin, tepin, chilpequin, piquin chilli, pequin chilli, tepin chilli

Chiltepin care instructions

How long does Chiltepin take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Chiltepin

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