Ají Limón Hot Pepper Seeds (Capsicum Baccatum) | The Living Seed Company LLC

Ají Limón Hot Pepper Seeds - Capsicum Baccatum

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Non-GMO, Open-Pollinated Ají Limón Hot Pepper Seeds

This flavorful, bright yellow pepper will catch your eye and delight your palate. The ají limón pepper will offer a bountiful harvest and is an easy going grower. With a bright citrusy flavor and aroma, this spicy pepper is perfect for a beautiful and delicious yellow hot sauce or salsa!

Originally from Peru, this tangy pepper is also known as a Lemon Drop pepper and will be strong heat to any dish. 

Approx. 15,000-30,000(SHU).

Ají (pronounced Ah-Hee) is hot pepper in Spanish and Limón (Pronouced: Lee-Mon) is Lemon!

  • Non-GMO
  • Annual
  • Sun: Full
  • Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
  • Direct Sow: No 
  • Seed Count: 15
  • Days to Maturity: 80-100 
  • Plant Size: 36"-40" 
  • Open Pollinated 

Growing Tips:

Seeds should be planted indoors and kept in a dome with a heated mat for 4-8 weeks. 

It is key that your new starts be hardened off.  This is a process that requires taking them outside during the day, for a period of time, before they are planted. This acclimates your seedlings to the outside world, meaning the elements like the wind and sun. We do it for several weeks to a month as this strengthens their stems and overall plant structure. 

  • Start for a short period of time initially, then graduate to more time each day
  • One week minimum is recommended
  • Bring them inside in the early evening and overnight
  • Keep an eye on them and constantly water them. Make sure they have not blown over. 

Keep in mind when processing ripe fruit, the seeds and pith are very hot and we always recommend using gloves when processing hot peppers.

Seed Packet Instructions:


Aji Limon Pepper Growing Instructions