The variety of Calabrian diavolicchio chilli is specifically ideal for preservation in oil as it manages to perform better in terms of flavors and aromas.
The diavolicchio pepper is the most cultivated pepper plant in Calabria. Its species of affiliation is Capsicum annum. The fruits of the Calabrian diavolicchio chilli have a particular slightly elongated shape that reaches on average between three and six centimeters and ends with a pointed tip, slightly curved inwards.
The plant is particularly branched and with a not very woody trunk.
The Calabrian diavolicchio chilli has very dense and not particularly large leaves with the particularity that the fruits of this chilli pepper grow in bunches.
During its maturation, initially the Calabrian diavolicchio chilli takes on a green color until it reaches complete ripeness characterized by the assumption of a red color. In Calabria, ‘Diamante’ is also added to the name ‘Calabrian diavolicchio chilli’, as well as a town overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea in the province of Cosenza famous for the Academy of Peperoncino ‘and the’ Peperoncino Festival ‘. During the Peperoncino Festival the variety of Calabrian chilli peppers is always used to give life to a competition between chilli gluttons.