Datil

Datil

Datil pod
Datil pod

Capsicum chinense

Background

This is a fruity habanero type pepper from St. Augustine, FL. It is believed to have been brought to that area by Minorcan immigrants.  The plant grows fairly large and is very prolific. I have read that it favors hot and humid climates to grow in.

Notes

Pod weight: 4.7 grams
Pod length: 2 inches
Pod width: 3/4 inch
Amount eaten: whole pod
Heat: 6
Flavor: 9
Burn Profile: tongue/mouth burn
Effects: None
Cap Cramps:  None

Review

This was one of the sweetest and fruitiest habanero type pods I’ve eaten. It has very good heat for the class of pepper as well. It was fairly seedy, had medium thick walls, very juicy. I think it would be a good candidate for just about anything, sauces, powders, etc… I plan on making some Datil jelly with mine.

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