Guajillo Hot Pepper: 85 days. Capsicum annuum. Plant produces good yields of 3" long hot peppers. Peppers turn from green to an orange-red-brown color when mature. Plant has green stems, green leaves, and white flowers. Guajillo means "little gourd" for the rattling sound the seeds make in dried pods. Excellent for salsa or sauces. Also good for drying.