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Seeds are the least “hot” parts of a pepper

Fact - Seeds of a hot pepper are the least spicy parts
Pic Credits: © 2014 Richard Elzey | Bin Jolokia | CC BY-SA | Modified

Peppers are “hot” because they contain capsaicin. The compound is present in the placental tissue that holds the seeds. Seeds themselves have little or no capsaicin.

Birds are not affected by capsaicin and are the predominant disperses of seeds of Capsicum plants.

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