When fresh and still green, these mildly hot, heart-shaped peppers are stuffed and made into chiles rellenos. When mature they are dark rust red, richly flavored, and often dried and ground into chili powder. Peppers become 4 inches long, tapering to a blunt point. 76 to 80 days.
Hot cherry peppers start out dark green but turn to bright red when they are ready for harvest. Disease-resistant plants produce abundant harvests of these round to slightly pointy peppers. With a Scoville rating just above 1,000, these cherry peppers pack a pleasant heat and can be enjoyed as pickled peppers or as appetizers stuffed with cheese. 65 to 70 days.
Very hot chile called for in many recipes. Candle-flame shaped fruit are 2¼ inches long, green, then red at full maturity. Borne on attractive 30 to 36 inch branching plants. Suitable for salsas and sauce recipes as well as eating fresh. 75 to 80 days.
A blistering-hot pepper 40 times hotter than Jalapeno! Among the most potent ones we sell. Wrinkled fruit is 1 inch long and 1½ inches wide, with a tapered end. Peppers begin as light green then turn to golden-orange and are loaded onto 36 inch tall plants. 90 to 100 days.
Also known as the “New Mexican Chile,” this moderately pungent fruit is deep green, but turns red at full maturity. Peppers are 7½ inches long and 2 inches wide, and borne on tall, productive plants. Tobacco Mosaic Virus resistant. Excellent for canning, freezing or drying. 75 days.
The largest of New Mexican varieties, this pepper has pods up to 12 inches long that weigh as much as 4 ounces. Their size makes them a favorite for chiles rellenos. Medium-hot pungency and plants set fruit under hot, dry conditions. 80 days.
This popular seasoning pepper from Peru has a hot, citrusy flavor and is somewhat rare outside of South America. Robust plants become covered with the 2 inch long peppers that contain very few seeds and ripen to a beautiful bright sunshine yellow. True to their name, when peppers are cut open, they release a pleasant aroma of fresh lemons. These are very hot and easily dried for storage. 90 days.