KSLS Lemon Starburst

Species: Capsicum Hybrid
Flavor: fruity, slightly sweet with a true lemon citrus flavor
Scoville Heat Units: 100,000-350,000
Origin: USA
Pod size: Up to 2-inches long
Main Uses: Pepperheads, Hot Sauces


Casa Verde Note: This pepper has been on the radar for a while. It was very highly anticipated and did not disappoint. Very distinctively citrusy, while still a bit fruity with a sharp heat. A truly great super hot! Same story as the Peach Starburst from Khang Starr. A must-grow for pepper heads.

The KSPS Khang Starr Lemon Starburst Pepper is a relatively new and rare chili pepper variety that was developed by Khang Starr, a famous pepper breeder. The pepper is small in size, typically measuring around one inch in length and half an inch in width, and has a unique starburst shape with pointed edges.

The lemon starburst pepper is named after its bright lemon-yellow color, which makes it stand out in a sea of green peppers. The pepper’s skin is smooth and glossy, and it has a thin wall that makes it easy to slice or chop. It has a medium heat level that ranges from 30,000 to 50,000 Scoville heat units, making it moderately hot and suitable for those who enjoy a bit of spice without being overwhelmed.

In terms of flavor, the Lemon Starburst Pepper is characterized by its bright, tangy, and citrusy notes, which are complemented by a slight sweetness. The flavor is well-balanced, with a nice heat level that lingers on the tongue without overpowering the taste buds.

The lemon starburst pepper is versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes, including salsas, marinades, and sauces. It can also be pickled or added to salads for an extra kick of flavor and color. Its unique shape makes it an excellent garnish for cocktails or other beverages, adding a pop of color and flavor.

Overall, the KSPS Khang Starr Lemon Starburst Pepper is a delightful addition to any dish or recipe that calls for a moderately spicy and tangy flavor. Its unique starburst shape and bright lemon color make it an attractive and eye-catching ingredient that is sure to impress