Peperoncino Calabrese Tondo Chilli Seeds – 10 Fresh Seeds
Peperoncino Calabrese Tondo is a chili pepper variety originating from the Calabria region in southern Italy, known for its rich flavour and moderate heat. It is a popular choice for Italian cuisine, especially in dishes that require a touch of spiciness. The Calabrese Tondo chili pepper plants are typically compact and bushy, reaching a height of about 2 feet (60 centimeters) when fully grown. The peppers themselves are small to medium-sized, usually measuring around 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 centimeters) in diameter. They have a round or slightly flattened shape, with a smooth and glossy skin. When the Calabrese Tondo peppers are young, they start off green and eventually mature to a vibrant red colour. The ripe red peppers are often harvested for their optimal flavour and heat level. The thin flesh of the peppers adds a pleasant crunch when eaten.
In terms of heat, the Calabrese Tondo chili peppers are considered moderately spicy. On the Scoville Heat Unit (SHU) scale, they typically range from 2,500 to 8,000 SHU, depending on growing conditions and maturity. This heat level provides a noticeable kick without being overly intense, making them suitable for a wide range of palates.