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Lemon pepper seeds

Aji Lemon Pepper Seeds

The Aji Lemon pepper (also known as the Lemon Drop pepper) is a very popular pepper due to its spicy flavor and colorful appearance. The heat level is significant, but not overbearing. The Aji Lemon pepper has the perfect blend of citrus tang and medium spice, making it a very popular pepper for hot salsas and citrus-based hot sauces. Aji Lemon peppers grow on high yielding plants that can reach 3 feet in height. The Aji Lemon pepper averages about 15,000 to 30,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU).

The peppers, which grow to about two to three inches in length, start off green and mature to a golden yellow color. During the summer months, Aji Lemon pepper plants bloom white flowers, making them beautiful plants that add a burst of bright color to any garden. For those looking for a different yellow pepper with a higher heat rating Scoville Scale, we recommend the Yellow 7 Pot, Fatalii, or Yellow Ghost pepper.

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love the spice

Posted by Les on 29th Aug 2019

great price point

Would buy again

Posted by Elliott on 25th Aug 2019

Shipped quickly with nice protection during shipment. Seeds germinated and now I'm on way to yummy.

The best

Posted by Octovio on 9th Jul 2018

The Aji Lemons are my favorite. The seeds were fresh and easy to sprout. This is my second year growing them, I really enjoyed my crop from last year. I would strongly suggest the Ajis if you like medium spicy. They're delicious!

Love the flavor of these

Posted by Jack Grenda, TX on 8th Jun 2018

I love the sweet, citrusy, fruity spice that these peppers have. They are not only delicious peppers, but the plants are typically loaded with peppers. A must grow for those who like medium/hot peppers.

high yielding

Posted by Unknown on 27th Apr 2018

this is my favorite aji variety. i wish they carried more aji types. i would definitely buy again. seeds were fresh and they produced good plants.

Thank you Tyler Farms

Posted by Tim McDonnell on 22nd Apr 2018

Wasn’t sure that I would be able to grow these in my climate but after getting some great tips from Kirk in customer service I am now two months into my grow.


Posted by Unknown on 5th Mar 2018

I love these chile peppers. The perfect blend of spiciness and delicious flavor. Plus they're healthy. You release endorphins when you eat hot peppers to block the pain from the heat, which is why they are used to help treat all kinds of arthritis pain. Check out all of the health benefits of these things. its amazing! ! !

Fast delivery! Awesome!

Posted by Eduardo Sanchez on 3rd Mar 2018

I planted my seeds several weeks ago and they are several inches tall already. Thx so much

Lemon Drop Hot Pepper Seeds – (Capsicum baccatum)

SKU: V1238 UPC: MPN: Seed Count: Approx 25 seeds per pack Days to Maturity: 100 days Type: Hot Days to Germination: 14-21 days @ 75-95F Light Preference: Full sun Plant Spacing: 18″ Status: Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO seeds

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Lemon Drop Hot Pepper – Addictive Spicy Citrus Flavor

For those who love their chile heat with a citrus tang, this is the pepper to know and grow. Also called Aji Limon or Lemon Chile and very popular as a seasoning in Peru and across South America, it’s difficult to find elsewhere. This ancient variety has been grown and improved over the past 2,500 years into the spicy treasure of today.

Very highly productive – often growing 100 peppers each – these are robust, hardy and compact, growing 2 – 3 feet tall and covered with 2 1/2 inch long fruit. The leaves are dark green and narrow, shading the lower plant well. Young fruit start out green and upright, becoming pendant as they ripen into their signature bright yellow color.

The heat is significant without being overpowering, somewhere between a serrano and a tabasco pepper, making it perfect for spicier dishes like salsas and citrus-based sauces and marinades. The steady heat doesn’t build or linger and is followed by a very surprising citrusy tang. Depending on the growing conditions and soil fertility, sometimes it has a fruitier flavor, other times the citrus is more like lemongrass.

The fresh, surprisingly strong citrus taste works extremely well with chicken and fish dishes and adds an unexpected tasty flavor to many types of snacks. Try dried lemon drop chile powder sprinkled on everything from eggs and sandwiches to popcorn and fresh apple slices.


Indigenous to Central and South America, peppers were developed into a crop plant around 3,000 BC or perhaps even earlier. Columbus introduced Capsicum into Europe and it also spread to Africa and Asia.

Peppers are used fresh, dried, and cooked. Peppers contain vitamins A and C.

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