Hot Portugal Pepper Seeds: Ignite Your Culinary World

Ignite your garden and kitchen with Hot Portugal Pepper Seeds. These moderately hot peppers mature quickly and are ideal for salsas, stir-fries, and more. Each packet contains at least 20 seeds.


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All seeds were harvested this year and tested for germination.

Hot Portugal Pepper Seeds

For gardeners craving a fiery culinary experience, Hot Portugal Pepper Seeds offer the ideal blend of heat and robust flavor. These peppers are distinguished by their elongated shape and relatively high Scoville Heat Unit (SHU) rating, making them an excellent choice for those who enjoy a good kick in their meals. Whether you’re making salsas, stir-fries, or simply spicing up a classic dish, Hot Portugal Peppers will not disappoint. In Portugal, these peppers are the key ingredient in crafting pimenta moida, a ground red pepper sauce.


Hot Portugal Peppers fall within a Scoville Heat Unit range of 5,000 to 30,000. This makes them moderately hot, but not overwhelmingly so, allowing for a balanced mix of heat and flavor.

Mature Height

Hot Portugal Pepper plants typically reach a height of 24 to 36 inches. Their moderate height ensures they can be easily cultivated in both garden beds and containers, offering versatility to the modern gardener.

Day to Maturity

Expect to harvest your Hot Portugal Peppers within 60 to 75 days after planting. This quick maturity time ensures that you won’t have to wait long to enjoy the fiery fruits of your labor.

Fruit Size

These peppers typically measure 6 to 8 inches in length, providing a generous size that’s perfect for slicing or dicing. Their long, narrow shape also makes them an excellent choice for skewers or stir-fries. Plants are good producers throughout the season.

Fruit Color

Starting off as a vivid green, Hot Portugal Peppers transition to a brilliant red when fully mature, indicating that they are ready to bring their full heat and flavor to your dishes.


Hot Portugal Pepper Seeds are perfect for those who enjoy a moderate level of heat in their culinary creations. With a quick maturity time and moderate plant height, they offer a convenient and rewarding growing experience.

Weight .03 oz

Capsicum annuum


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