Santa Fe Grande pepper

Santa Fe Grande
Species Capsicum annuum
Cultivar 'Santa Fe Grande'
Heat Mild
Scoville scale 0-999 SHU

The Santa Fe Grande chile pepper, also known as "Yellow hot chili pepper" and the "Guero chili pepper", is a very prolific cultivar used in the Southwestern United States. The plants are resistant to tobacco mosaic virus.[1]

The conical, blunt fruits are about 2 in (5.1 cm) long.[1] They ripen from a pale yellow to a bright orange or fiery red.

The peppers grow upright on 24" plants. Santa Fe Grande's fruit have a slightly sweet taste and are fairly mild in pungency.[2]


  1. 1 2 Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland (2009). The Complete Chile Pepper Book: A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking. Timber Press. ISBN 978-0881929201.
  2. Michael Hultquist. "Chili Pepper Madness". Retrieved 8 Dec 2012.

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