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AFRICAN BIRDSEYE (PERI PERI) 

2009-06-11 14.11.43


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Africa

Heat Level: 8 - 9

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm long

Plant Size: 75 - 90 cm tall 

Description:

The AFRICAN BIRDSEYE (also known as African Bird, Malawi Bird, Zimbabwe Bird, Peri Peri, and Piri Piri) has grown wild throughout Africa for centuries and is now cultivated. The Portugese also grow this variety and use it to make Peri Peri sauce. In South America, this variety is known as Malagueta. These small thin-skinned chillies are very pungent with a sharp biting flavour. Easy to dry. 


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HOT CHERRY

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 6 - 7

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm 

Plant Size: 60 cm tall 

Description:

The HOT CHERRY (also known as Cherry Ball) has a thick and tasty flesh. It is ideal for pickling, or stuffing and baking. 


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HOT LEMON (AJI LIMON) 

2012-10-03 20.27.23


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Peru

Heat Level: 7 

Fruit Matures: green to yellow

Fruit Size: 6 - 8 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The HOT LEMON (also known as Aji Limon) is another of the fruity Peruvian chillies. It is crisp with lots of delicious citrus flavour. An ideal chilli for salsa due to its texture, flavour, and vivid colour.  


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NUMEX TWILIGHT

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Temporarily Unavailable

Region: USA (New Mexico)

Heat Level: 6 

Fruit Matures: purple to yellow to orange to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The NUMEX TWILIGHT (also known as Rainbow) is a tasty chilli that can be picked at any stage of development. Use this chilli to add a variety of colours to salsa and other dishes. Beautiful bush with all colours showing at once.  


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PURPLE TIGER

2005-10-21 13.16.53


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Temporarily Unavailable

Region: USA 

Heat Level: 7

Fruit Matures: purple to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The PURPLE TIGER is a pungent chilli that ripens from purple (sometimes with a stripe) to a deep red. Adds interesting colour to salsa and other dishes. The plant has variegated foliage in green, purple and white and it looks beautiful covered in purple and red chillies. 


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ROCOTO

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Peru

Heat Level: 7 - 8 

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 8 cm long

Plant Size: 120+ cm tall 

Description:

The ROCOTO (also called Manzano, but this usually refers to the apple-shaped strain) is an heirloom chilli that has been grown in Bolivia and Peru for thousands of years. It was used by the Incas to flavour food and drinks. It is widely used in Peruvian cuisine, as well as to make the very popular huacatay sauce. The plant can grow quite large if not pruned back. A cold tolerant variety.   

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SERRANO

489195Serrano


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 6

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 6 - 7 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The SERRANO is a favourite in Mexican cuisine. A tasty chilli with a thick flesh and lots of delicious spicy flavour. 


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TABASCO

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 8 

Fruit Matures: yellow to red

Fruit Size: 5 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall 

Description:

The TABASCO, named after the Mexican state where it originated, is a pungent heirloom chilli that is used to make the famous Tabasco Sauce and has been since the 1860s. It is a thin-skinned chilli that is easy to dry.  


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THAI BIRDSEYE


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Thailand / Asia 

Heat Level: 8

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 3 cm long

Plant Size: 75 - 120 cm tall 

Description:

The THAI BIRDSEYE (also known as Thai Hot, or simply as Birdseye) is a popular chilli used widely throughout Asia and Australia. It has a spicy flavour and a good heat. Use it fresh or cooked in any cuisine to add spicy heat.   


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THAI DRAGON


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Thailand

Heat Level: 8 - 9 

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 4 - 5 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The THAI DRAGON (also known as Asian Birdseye) is an heirloom variety that has a delicious piquant flavour and a spiciness that is typical of Thai chillies. The plant is prolific and looks very attractive covered in these slender chillies.      


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THAI PRIK KI NU

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Thailand

Heat Level: 8

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 2 cm long

Plant Size: 30 - 45 cm tall 

Description:

The THAI PRIK KI NU (named for its size and shape: 'prik ki nu' translates to ‘rat dropping chilli’) is a small chilli with lots of delicious spicy flavour. A handy size to dry and to use whole.   


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WILD DESERT TEPIN 

42193Bird Aji-1


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Mexico / USA 

Heat Level: 8 - 9 

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 0.5 - 1 cm round

Plant Size: 60 - 75 cm tall 

Description:

The WILD DESERT TEPIN is a small chilli that grows wild through the desert regions of Mexico and the American south west. It has been reported to have an extreme heat comparable to that of the superhot chillies depending on growing conditions (a chilli will have more heat when grown in hot and dry conditions). It is a fiery chilli with a biting pungency. Great to use whole and easy to dry. 


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