Capsicum Pubescens

Capsicum Pubescens is a variety of pepper that is native to Central and South America. The name itself refers to the hairy leaves that this variety of pepper has – if you come across any pepper plant that has furry leaves, you’re likely dealing with a Capsicum Pubescens. This variety of pepper also roots and grows very quickly, leading it to be considered a “tree chili” in certain parts of the world.

Learn More about the 5 Domesticated Species of Chili Peppers.