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A free packet of Surprise Mix (a mix of seeds from different varieties) is included in orders of 6 packets or more

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BISHOP’S CROWN

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Barbados

Heat Level: 3 - 4

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 4 cm wide

Plant Size: 90 - 120 cm tall 

Description:

The BISHOPS CROWN is an attractive heirloom chilli, also known as Bell and Peri Peri. It has an unusual shape, thought to resemble a bishop’s headdress, hence the name. The flesh is crunchy with a mild to medium heat. Great in salads and can be stuffed and baked. 


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CAYENNE RED

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: French Guiana

Heat Level: 4 - 6

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 10 - 15 cm long

Plant Size: 90 - 120 cm tall 

Description:

The CAYENNE RED is named after the town of Cayenne in French Guiana. It is the larger (thicker) of the cayenne chillies & is milder than the Cayenne Long Thin, being a medium to hot chilli. It has lots of sweet spicy flavour. Prolific bush. 


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GUINDILLA

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Spain

Heat Level: 3 - 4

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 12 cm long

Plant Size: 60 cm tall 

Description:

The GUINDILLA is a popular Spanish chilli from the Basque region. These chillies are quite mild in the green stage when they are often picked and pickled, but grow hotter the longer they are left on the bush. The pickled version is also known as Piparras. Like many of the Spanish varieties, these chillies are also fried and served as a tasty tapas.  


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JALAPENO

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Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 4 - 5

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 6 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The JALAPENO is another of Mexico’s most popular, tasty chillies. It is often picked and consumed in the green stage of development. Ideal for pickling. Compliments any Mexican dish.   


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JALAPENO PURPLE


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Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 4 - 5

Matures: from green - to deep purple - and then deep red

Fruit Size: 6 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The JALAPENO PURPLE is very similar in flavour and heat to the regular Jalapeno with a touch more sweetness. Instead of ripening from green to red, it goes through a deep purple stage. Add some interesting colour to your salsa and other dishes with this chilli. The plant looks beautiful with all colour stages showing at the same time. 


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PASILLA BAJIO

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 2 - 3

Matures: green to brown black

Fruit Size: 10 - 12 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 75 cm tall 

Description:

The PASILLA BAJIO (also known as Chilaca) has a berry-like flavour and is great in enchilada sauces and salsas. It is often used in its dried form where it increases in heat and has lots of rich smoky flavour with raisin and liquorice undertones. This dried form is used in mole sauces.   


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SANTA FE GRANDE


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: New Mexico 

Heat Level: 1 - 3

Matures: yellow to orange to red 

Fruit Size: 8 cm

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm 

Description:

The SANTA FE GRANDE is a tasty chilli with a similar flavour to the Jalapeño, but not as hot. It has a underlying sweetness and is quite mild in its yellow stage, but becomes hotter is left to ripen to red. It is great when used fresh in salsa or in salads. It is also a good chilli for pickling. Prolific plant. 


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