Chile Peppers

This is not a complete product list of all of the plants we grow. However, this selection reflects our most popular varieties, some of our newest varieties, and otherwise noteworthy plants.

For questions on the availability of a specific plant or variety, inquire with your nearest retailer. Feel free to call or email us to find out which carry our plants in your area!

LEGEND:

F1 = First Generation Hybrid
H = Heirloom
OP = Open Pollinated

For a more detailed explanation about hybrid and heirloom seed, read: Hybrid vs. Heirloom Seed — What’s the Difference

Ancho Poblano (H)

Matures: 68 days green, 88 days red
Type: Heirloom (H)
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Dark green fruit is wide and tapers at the end. 4-6 inch fruits are delicious roasted and stuffed. Ripening to a reddish brown, these peppers can be dried and used for seasoning. Fully ripe, red fruits are much hotter and flavorful than the earlier picked green ones.

Cheyenne Cayenne (F1)

Matures: 65 days green, 80 days red ripe
Type: First Generation Hybrid (F1)
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New for Upstarts! Sweet, moderately hot cayenne pepper has moderately thick flesh, excellent flavor for using fresh in salsas or frying or dried for chile flakes or powder. High yields of early-maturing fruit on a compact plant.

Chile de Arbol (H)

Matures: 80-90 days
Type: Heirloom (H)
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Fruits are slender, 2-3 inches long, with thin skin. This potent Mexican chile is easily dried which caused a smoky flavor to develop. Tall, upright, productive plants. Ristras made with this chile retain their red color. Hot!

Hungarian Hot Wax (OP)

Matures: 70-80 days
Type: Open Pollinated  (OP)
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Early and prolific — tapered fruits are 1 inch wide by 3-4 inches long with smooth yellow skin that ripens from yellow, to orange, then red. These fleshy peppers have a sweet, but hot flavor that make them a favorite in many dishes. Good for pickling.

Nu Mex Big Jim (OP)

Matures: 80 days
Type: Open Pollinated (OP)
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One of the largest of the Nu Mex chile series! Easy to grow plants are 2-3 ft. tall and very productive. Fruit is mild to medium hot, and pods up 12 inches long. Can be roasted and preserved in oil, and are especially good for rellenos.

Nu Mex Twilight (OP)

Matures: 65 days
Type: Open Pollinated (OP)
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Purple piquin type hot chile ripens from yellow to orange to red, for a multicolored display. Ornamental edible — beautiful added to a border or planted in containers. Pretty in a fall display with pumpkins!

Pimiento De Padron, Spain (H)

Matures: 85 days
Type: Heirloom (H)
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Tall open plants, padrons are productive and easy to grow. Harvest the fruit small for milder peppers. Heat builds the longer they stay on the plant. Blister on a hot skillet with olive oil, add salt, and serve!

Shishito (OP)

Matures: 65 days
Type: Open Pollinated (OP)
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Japanese cousin to padrons, shishito chiles are milder with a longer fruit. Crispy and crunchy eaten fresh, or sauté in a hot skillet with olive oil as you would Padrons. Although it is considered very mild, it can be medium-hot at times!