RAJAH F1 hybrid hot pepper

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • CAYENNE TYPE
  • VIGOROUS PLANTS
  • VERY HOT
  • HIGH YIELD POTENTIAL
  • IDEALLY SUITED FOR DRYING

Rajah 1 is an early maturing F1 hybrid hot pepper for the fresh and drying market. The bearing habit of Rajah 1 is pendent and its fruit type can be compared to Long Slim Cayenne types, but with a superior quality. The plants have a strong root system, are uniform and tend to handle difficult conditions exceptionally well. Plants have good foliage cover that protects the fruit against sunscald. Fruit size is medium (12 cm in length by 1.5 cm in diameter), weigh around 10 – 12 g and have thin fleshed walls. The uniform fruit are very hot, with a good flavour. Fruit colour very well from a medium dark green to a dark red when mature. Rajah 1is particularly well adapted in Southern Africa being developed locally and is also suited for home garden growing.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS

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Description

VARIETY NAME: RAJAH
KIND:
 F1 hybrid hot pepper (Capsicum L.)
TYPE: Cayenne type
MATURITY: Early (85 days after transplant)
FRUIT DIMENSIONS: 12 x 1.5 cm
FRUIT SHAPE: Long cylindrical
FRUIT WALL: Thin
SMOOTHNESS: Smooth
FRUIT COLOUR: Medium dark green turning to dark red
FLAVOUR: Very hot; good flavour
PLANT TYPE: Uniform, strong bush
BEARING HABIT: Pendent
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC): 
PRODUCTION: Open field
POPULATION GUIDE: 25 000 – 33 000 plants per ha
USE: Home gardens, pre-pack, bulk packaging and drying
SPECIAL FEATURES: Strong grower, long bearing period and suited for drying