The Brazilian Starfish is a much sort after variety of chilli pepper and is a very unusual due to its uniquely shaped pods. It can be as hot as 30,000 SHU but mostly comes in the lower heat range. The Brazilian Starfish is a tall growing plant and has a vine like habit. It produces very good yields of 2cm long by 4cm wide starfish-shaped pods that are very mild in heat.
The chilli pepper matures from green to red in around 70-90 days after transplanting. The white flowers of this plant are also very attractive with the very distinctive Baccatum greenish-yellow markings. As it’s name indicates, this highly sought after comes originally from Brazil. The unique shape of these chilli peppers make them an awesome addition to your chilli pepper collection and garden. It can be quite cold resistant and is quite prolific during the hotter months. Flavour wise it is a bit fruity and sweet some saying it has a hint of apple flavour.