Spicy Slice* F1 Hybrid Hot Pepper

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • TRUE JALAPEÑO TYPE
  • LARGE TO EXTRA LARGE FRUIT
  • IDEAL FOR PROCESSING
  • VERY HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL

Spicy Slice* is a medium maturing hybrid hot pepper of the Jalapeño segment. The plants are vigorous and have a high resistance to Bacterial spot races 1, 2, 3 (Xcv: 1, 2, 3,7,8) and Tobacco Etch virus (TEV) and produce very high yields of large, smooth, pendent fruit. The pungent, cylindrical thick-walled fruit is a very dark green colour when immature. Spicy Slice* shows very light cracking when the fruit matures.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

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Description

CHARACTERISTIC: SPICY SLICE*
KIND:
F1 Hybrid hot pepper (Capsicum L.)
TYPE: Jalapeño type
MATURITY: Medium to early  (80 -90 days after transplant)
FRUIT DIMENSIONS : 7 – 11 x 2.5 – 3.5 cm
FRUIT SHAPE: Cylindrical slightly tapered
FRUIT WALL: Thick
SMOOTHNESS: Very smooth
FRUIT COLOUR: Dark green turning to dark red
FLAVOUR: Very hot
PLANT TYPE: Uniform compact bush
BEARING HABIT: Pendent
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
High resistance: Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria races 1, 2, 3, 7 ,8 (Xcv: 1, 2, 3) Tobacco Etch virus (TEV)
PRODUCTION: Open field and under protection
POPULATION GUIDE:
Open field: 25 000 – 35 000 plants per ha
USE: Pre-pack, bulk packaging and processing
SPECIAL FEATURES: Extra-large fruit with very little cracking than typical Jalapeño fruit