The Aji Mango pepper features a delightful, fruity taste reminiscent of mango, coupled with a considerable spiciness. Similar to its counterpart, the Aji Amarillo
, this pepper doesn't overwhelm with spiciness, making it a popular choice for various dishes, especially those inspired by South American cuisine.
The plants can reach approximately 1 meter in height and are highly productive. The peppers grow to about 5 to 7 cm, transitioning from green to orange upon maturity. With an average Scoville Heat Units (SHU) rating between 100,000 and 150,000, the Aji Mango provides a flavorful kick and falls in the mid-range of spiciness, comparable to peppers like the Aji Limo
and the hotter Habanero Orange