Aji Gusanito

C. chinense

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Introducing a delightful chili pepper from Bolivia – the Aji Gusano, also known by several other names such as Arivivi Gusanito, Aribibi Gusanito, and Caterpillar chili. This unique plant is naturally compact and produces beautiful pods that resemble white worms, as the name suggests.

The Aji Gusano boasts a distinct and alluring aroma that adds a special touch to any dish. It seems to have some genes of the C. frutescens species, making it a more unique ingredient for various cooking styles.

This rare and unusual chili is a must-try for any adventurous foodie.  Don’t miss out on the chance to add this extraordinary plant to your garden and elevate your culinary creations.

Challenge: 1 (Very easy to grow!)