Long Red Cayenne
Fiery hot peppers even when small. It is easy to grow, and versatile in use.
(Capscium annuum) Recorded as early as 1828. Compact 24-30″ plants. Fruits are 4-6″ long and ½” thick tapering to a point. Excellent for drying. Fiery hot even when small. Medicinally, Cayenne is a powerful pain reliever when applied topically, and is used to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and shingles. Use these hot pepper to help with everything from seasickness to a fever. It is easy to grow, and versatile in use, which means it should be a staple of your survival medicine cabinet. Hot, 70-75 days from transplant.