May be one of the earlier producing peppers in the Midwest garden, with sparse production in early summer. Don’t expect a large bounty though until September. Expect the fruit to ripen from green, to red, to a brownish. Dried smoked Chilaca peppers go by the popular name pasilla. Heavy fruit on thinner plants may requh
2000 SHU. This is an estimate. Scoville ratings will change based on growing conditions.