No heat in the Cheyenne

toolstackAugust 4, 2014

I had two past ripe Cheyenne that I split in half to dry the seeds out. I was wondering how they taste so I cut the bottom inch off and ate it. Neither had any heat and really didn't taste that good. So I'm wondering what went wrong. I have 4 hanging up to make powder from but I don't know if it's going to be a waste of time.
Randal

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LexxLuthor(5 Syracuse)

Last year it rained all summer. My three regulars, cayenne, portugal and hot hungarian wax had little heat even at summers end.

    Bookmark   August 5, 2014 at 10:23AM
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farmerdill

Could be weather related altho Cheyenne is not an overly hot pepper under the best of conditions. There are much hotter cayenne varieties.

    Bookmark   August 5, 2014 at 2:53PM
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willardb3

If you want more picante, plant more picante varieties.than cayenne.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 8:45AM
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toolstack

I have a few other varieties growing including what's turned out to be a golden Cheyenne.
Randal

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 12:44PM
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