Aji Crystal


A medium hot chilli that offers colourful fruit distinguished by  a wonderfully fresh aroma and flavour.

Heat level: medium
(approx. 23,000 SHU)


 Capsicum baccatum

Aji Crystal chillies
Aji Crystal fruit start yellow and ripen to an orange and finally red.

A prolific C. baccatum distinguished by medium hot fruit that have the fresh aroma and flavour typical of the species. The fruit are shaped like elongated cones and reach a good size – on average they are about 2cm wide and 7.5cm long. They also put on a good show of colours as they mature from a light yellow to orange and finally red.

The plants develop into erect, medium tall shrubs with branches that droop from the weight of the fruit. They can be grown in the ground or pots 7.5 to 10 litres in volume, though the branches will need tying up so that they don’t snap off.

Heat level: medium (approx. 23,000 SHU)
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Approximate number of seed per pack: 20

Additional information

Vareity details

Variety type: Open pollinated
Species: Capsicum baccatum
Heat level: 23,000 SHU
Fruit colour change: pale yellow to orange to red
Plant shape and size: erect shrub, up to 70cm tall
Suitable pot size: 7.5 to 10 litres
Support: yes