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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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BIG JIM

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: New Mexico 

Heat Level: 3 - 4   

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 20 - 30cm long

Plant Size: 70 cm tall 

Description:

The BIG JIM is one popular varieties grown in the Hatch Valley, an area that stretches along the Rio Grande in New Mexico. The soil and growing conditions in the Hatch Valley create a unique growing environment for the chillies which are renowned for their delicious flavour. Hatch chillies are typically picked in the green stage of development and have lots of flavour which is further enhanced through frying or roasting. They are often consumed roasted throughout the American southwest during autumn. Growing up to 30cm long, the Big Jim is one of the larger chillies in the world. 


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BISHOP’S CROWN

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Barbados 

Heat Level: 5 - 7

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 4 cm 

Plant Size: 60 cm tall 

Description:

The BISHOP’S CROWN (also known as Bell, Joker’s Hat, Balloon) is an attractive chilli with an unusual shape, making the plant an interesting one to have in the garden. The chilli has a good heat around the placenta and seeds with less heat and lots of fruity apple-like flavour in the crunchy flesh. Great in salads and can be stuffed and baked. 

*A milder version of this chilli from Brazil, that has little to no heat, is called the Ubatuba Cambuci. Seeds for this variety can be found in the ‘Mild’ section of the store.


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BULGARIAN CARROT

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Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Bulgaria / Hungary

Heat Level: 5 - 6   

Matures: green to orange

Fruit Size: 6 - 8 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The BULGARIAN CARROT (also known as Shipkas) is a crisp & tasty heirloom chilli from Eastern Europe. It has a smooth orange flesh when ripe & looks like a carrot, hence the name. This chilli is great fresh due to its crunchiness & spicy citrusy flavour. Adds vibrant colour to salsas & chutneys. Also good for pickling.  


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CAYENNE RED

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: French Guiana

Heat Level: 3 - 5 

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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JALAPENO

2012-10-03 20.42.45


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 and tasty chillies. It is often picked and consumed in the green stage of development, but is hotter if left to ripen to red. Ideal for pickling. Compliments any Mexican dish.   


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