I had a Garden of Eden thing going on this morning. Here’s a Southern Black Racer Snake relaxing on one of my Cheiro Roxa plants, a capsicum chinense with awesome flavor.
I got a little too close to the plant before I noticed it. These snakes are not poisonous, but can be aggressive if threatened. Luckily, this one was very chillwave. Might have just been before it’s morning coffee.
Originated in Brazil. Fruity and extremely juicy. This pepper tastes very tropical, like a Habanero that was beat up by a can of Crystal Pepsi. An interesting and sexy spin on the chinense flavor–strong and clean.
In terms of heat, not as hot as the Habanero or more closely related Cheiro Roxa. Great for fresh snacking while contemplating the spookiness of quantum entanglement.
Ripens from reddish purple to a pretty peach pink color. A very futuristic little pepper, for sure.