Variety: Manzano Peppers

Variety Overview

Manzano peppers are smaller, with an apple-like shape, but spicy, ranging from 10,000 to 30,000 Scoville units. They're light green when immature, ripening to yellow, orange or red. They have a fruity, pungent fragrance and flavor. Their name means apple.


  • Peppers, Chili
  • Cooking Vegetables,Salad Vegetables
  • Small, apple-shaped pepper ranging from light green to yellow, orange or red

  • Soft and meaty

  • Pungent and fruity

  • Golfball-sized

  • Light green to yellow, orange or red

  • Apple-shaped

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Unusual for most peppers, manzanos have small black seeds

  • Year-round

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