Santa Fe Grande
SpeciesCapsicum annuum
Cultivar'Santa Fe Grande'
Heat Mild
Scoville scale0-999 SHU

The Santa Fe Grande chile pepper, also known as "Yellow hot chili pepper"[1] and the "Guero chili pepper",[1] is a very prolific cultivar used in the Southwestern United States. The plants are resistant to tobacco mosaic virus.[2]

The conical, blunt fruits are about 2 in (5.1 cm) long.[2] They ripen from a pale yellow to a bright orange or fiery red.

The peppers grow upright on 24" plants; and thus, are known generally as a type of Fresno Chili. Santa Fe Grande's fruit have a slightly sweet taste and are fairly mild in pungency.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Michael Hultquist. "Chili Pepper Madness". Retrieved 8 Dec 2012.
  2. ^ a b Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland (2009). The Complete Chile Pepper Book: A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking. Timber Press. ISBN 978-0881929201.