Purple Tiger pepper is a hot pepper variety that produces small, cone-shaped fruits that start off purple and ripen to a bright red color.
Purple Tiger pepper is a warm-season crop that requires full sun and well-drained soil. It prefers a temperature range of 65-80°F (18-27°C) for optimum growth. The seeds should be sown indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost date and transplanted outdoors once the soil temperature reaches 65°F (18°C).
Purple Tiger pepper seeds typically germinate within 7-14 days at a temperature of 70-80°F (21-27°C).
Purple Tiger pepper fruits are ready for harvest when they have reached their mature size and color, which is usually 2-3 inches long and bright red. The fruits can be harvested by cutting them off the plant with scissors or pruning shears.
Purple Tiger pepper is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and dietary fiber.
Purple Tiger pepper can be used fresh or dried in a variety of dishes, including salsas, stir-fries, and hot sauces. It adds a spicy kick and a beautiful pop of color to any recipe.
The capsaicin compound in Purple Tiger pepper has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. It may also help to boost metabolism and aid in weight loss. Additionally, the vitamin C and other antioxidants in Purple Tiger pepper may help to boost immune function and protect against disease.