Coban Chile - Cobanero Chile Starter Plant

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The Coban chili pepper is a small annual pepper that originated in a small town located in the Alta Verapaz region of Guatemala called Coban. They are roughly only ½ to 1 inch in length and have a distinct cone or muted round shape.They are considered to be fairly hot with a Scoville heat rating of between 30,000 and 50,00.

In its native country the locals often smoke dry the peppers and utilize them in the making of a traditional Mayan dish called kak’ik which translated means turkey stew. Dried peppers are often crushed, seeds and all, into a fine powder and added as an ingredient in a hard cured sausage, much like dried Italian Salami but made from local meats.

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