Fushimi pepper

Capsicum annuum var. longum

  • Fushimi pepper
  • Fushimi pepper
  • Fushimi pepper
  • Fushimi pepper
  • Fushimi pepper
  • Fushimi pepper
  • Flower name
    Fushimi pepper
  • Scientific name
    Capsicum annuum var. longum
  • Alias伏見甘長唐辛子, 伏見唐辛子, ひもとう, あおとう
  • Place of origin tropical America
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

What is Fushimi pepper

Fushimi pepper (scientific name: Capsicum annuum var. longum) is an annual herbaceous plant native to tropical America and belongs to the genus Capsicum annuum in the family Solanaceae. It is a traditional Kyoto vegetable grown in Fushimi, Kyoto since the Edo period. It is also called Fushimi pepper.

Common name: Fushimi pepper, scientific name: Capsicum annuum var. longum, alternate names: Fushimi chili pepper, string bean, blue bean, Pepper, flowering season: July to October, fruit length: 10 to 15 cm, Use: Stir-fry, tempura, baking, stewing.


  • Eye
    Solanales
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Capsicum
  • Species
    C. annuum var. longum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeannual herbaceous plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.2 ~ 1.8 cm

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