The Tabasco chilli is named after the Mexican state where it originated. It is a pungent heirloom that has been used to make the famous Tabasco Sauce since the 1860s. Make your own version of the sauce with this chilli, or use it in any dish to add spicy flavour and heat. It is good fresh or cooked and has a delicious underlying sweetness. It is also an easy chilli to dry and make hot flakes or powder. Prolific plant.

Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 8 - 9

Fruit Matures: yellow to orange to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $3.90

Tabasco Plant