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Capsicum annuum "Bhaktapur"

Bhaktapur chilli plant


Bhaktapur chilli


A landrace from the village of Bhaktapur in Nepal. Growth is rather variable from tall erect to tall and spreading. The best plants are fairly early and give a good yield. Reselection could provide a worthwhile result, but Pusa Jwala is more compact, gives a higher yield and has a better flavour.

Bhaktapur chillies


These chillies are very popular for traditional cooking in Nepal, but the tough skin limits their appeal.

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