This pepper was introduced by Emilio Ortega in the early 1900’s near Anaheim, California. It is very popular to be used in all kinds of Mexican dishes. Often used for grinding into chile powder. Plants are extremely productive. Fruits grow to about 6" long. These peppers are milder than most other chiles. Around 80 days from transplant.
What pepper garden is complete without some jalapeno peppers? The most popular hot pepper for adding some spice and flavor to our food. This is the earliest jalapeno and it does well even in cooler climates. Plants grow 24" tall, sturdy, and loaded with 3 inch peppers. Ripening from green to red, most commonly used when green, fruits are hotter when red and fully mature. Easy to grow in a pot through the winter months near a sunny window.
Ghost Pepper Chili
10 Organic Ghost Pepper Seeds
The Guinness Book of World Records certified the Ghost Pepper (A.K.A. Bhut Jolokia) as the world's hottest pepper in 2007 with a rating of over 1 million Scoville Heat Units. Originating from Assam, India. Named by the Bhutias people, the word bhut means "ghost". Usually just a few seeds in each pod. Great for wickedly spicing up some salsa or drying out and adding to anything you can imagine. A little goes a long way. Use extreme care when handling seeds and fruits. Gloves are recommended when cutting into a pod.
Long Red Cayenne
Records show as early as 1828. Plants are compact with a height of 24-30". Peppers are tapered to a point with a length of 4-6" and ½" thick. Excellent for drying. Don’t let the small one’s fool you. They are still firy hot! Medicinally, Cayenne is known to be a powerful pain reliever when applied topically, and is used to treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and shingles. This pepper can be used to help with everything from a fever to seasickness. It is easy to grow, both in the garden or in containers, and versatile in use, which means it should be in everyone’s survival kit. A heavy producer.
Packet of 20 seeds
These little things are HOT! The Orange Habanero is one of the hottest peppers in the world, with a Scoville rating of between 250,000 - 350,000 units. Originally coming to us from the Yucatan in Mexico, this heirloom pepper is commonly used for some of the most firey hot sauces eaten only by the most die hard of hot spice-lovers. Biting into one of these small orange lanterns you get a very good and unique citrus flavor, followed by extreme HEAT! Enjoy...if you dare!
Packet of 20 seeds
90 to 100 days from transplant
A good companion to the Orange Habanero and another good choice for making hot sauces, salsa and for drying. 20 to 30" plants are very productive and you can expect 100 to 200 peppers from a single plant in a good growing season. There is a nice fruity sweet flavor to this pepper in addition to the extreme heat. 250,000 to 350,000 Scoville Heat Units.
*Note* - each seed packet contains 25 seeds except where noted.