[100,000 SHU] Chupetinho is a variety of Brazilian chilli which takes its name from the characteristic of the fruit in the shape of a “pacifier or bottle”. The plant is part of the capsicum chinense family, the fruits ripen in about 120 days.
The very compact plant can reach 50-65cm in height and 60-80cm in width with dark green ovoid leaves.
Very good as an ornamental terrace or balcony plant.
The flowers have white petals; usually they are found in number of two or three per node.
The fruits have a pendulous bearing, elongated and pointed apex and smooth exocarp; they can reach a size of 1.5 - 3.5cm in length and turn from light green to orange when fully ripe.