Calabrian chillies Diavolicchio the hottest calabrian pepper
The diavolicchio pepper is one of the most cultivated chillies plant in Calabrian region, Italy. Its species of affiliation is ‘Capsicum annum’. The fruits of the Calabrian diavolicchio chilli have a particular slightly elongated shape that reaches on average between three and six centimeters and ends with a pointed tip, slightly curved inwards.
It presents itself in a particularly branched way and with a not very woody trunk.
The Calabrian diavolicchio pepper has very dense and not particularly large leaves.
During its maturation, initially the Calabrian chillies takes on a green color until it reaches complete ripeness characterized by the assumption of a red color. In Calabria the name ‘Calabrian chilli diavolicchio ” is also added to ‘Diamante’, as well as a town overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea in the province of Cosenza famous for the ‘Accademia del Peperoncino’ and for the ‘calabrian chilies peppers Festival’.
the variety of Calabrian diavolicchio pepper is used in a competition between chilli gluttons, During the Peperoncino Festival
The Calabrian diavolicchio chili plant is easy to grow both outdoors but also in closed places such as an apartment. It can be displayed outdoors in larger pots when the temperatures are mild.
This hot Calabrian chillies needs to be exposed directly to the sun, therefore in hot areas, and needs to be irrigated very regularly