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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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AJI DULCE 


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Temporarily Unavailable

Region: Peru 

Heat Level: 0.5 

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 3 - 4 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 80 cm tall 

Description:

The AJI DULCE has a similar shape and size to a Habanero Red, but with negligible heat. A crisp chilli with a sweet fruity flavour. Delicious fresh, or an ideal size for stuffing and baking. 


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ANAHEIM


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: New Mexico / Anaheim 

Heat Level: 1 - 2   

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 15 cm long

Plant Size: 60 cm tall 

Description:

The ANAHEIM was one of the original Hatch varieties and was known as New Mexico No. 9. It was renamed Anaheim after it was taken to California where it was commercially grown. Although it is no longer considered a Hatch variety because of its commercial growth outside of New Mexico, it still has lots of the flavour that Hatch chillies are renowned for. 

(Please see the ‘Hatch Chile’ section of the Seed Shop for more information and varieties).

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CASCABEL 

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Temporarily Unavailable

Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 1 - 3 

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 3 cm 

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall 

Description:

The CASCABEL is a popular Mexican chilli that is often used in its dried state. It ripens to red but turns red/brown when it is dried. Fruity when eaten fresh, it takes on more of a smoky, woody flavour when dried. This variety is also good to fry or roast.  


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CHUPETINHO

 

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00 

 

Region: Brazil

Heat Level: 2 - 3

Matures: pale green to orange

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm

Plant Size: 45 cm tall 

Description:

The CHUPETINHO (aka Biquinho, Nipple, or Little Beak Chilli) is an heirloom chilli in the c. chinense species, the same family as the habanero and superhot varieties. It has similar fruity flavours of the hotter varieties (with some berry-like undertones) but with much less heat. Perfect for those who like the flavour of the hotter varieties but not the heat.


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FUSHIMI  


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Japan 

Heat Level: 0.5 - 1 

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 12 - 16 cm

Plant Size: 40 - 50 cm tall 

Description:

The FUSHIMI is a sweet Japanese chilli with a touch of heat. Great in tempura and stir-fries. It is often fried in olive oil and served with salt as a finger food. Lots of delicious sweet flavour.    


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JOE E PARKER

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: New Mexico 

Heat Level: 1 - 3   

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 15 - 20cm long

Plant Size: 70 cm tall 

Description:

The JOE E PARKER is another of the very 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. These chillies are often consumed roasted throughout the American southwest during autumn. The Joe E Parker is the improved version of the original New Mexico 6-4. 

(Please see the ‘Hatch Chile’ section of the Seed Shop for more varieties).


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MULATO

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Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 1 - 2 

Matures: green to deep brown 

Fruit Size: 8 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 80 cm tall 

Description:

The MULATO is another of the popular Mexican chillies. It is similar to the Ancho Poblano, but it ripens to a deep brown and has a sweeter, smokier flavour. It is often used in its dried form, when it takes on a liquorice-like tone in its flavour profile. This chilli is used to make mole sauces and is also an ideal size and shape for stuffing and baking. 


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PASILLA BAJIO

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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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PIMIENTOS DE PADRON 

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Seeds: 15 - 20  

Price: $4.00

Region: Spain

Heat Level: 1 to 4   

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 6 - 8 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall 

Description:

The PIMIENTOS DE PADRON is an heirloom chilli that was brought to Spain in the 16th century by monks returning from the Spanish colonies in South America. These chillies are traditionally picked when green and fried in olive oil and salt to make a very popular and delicious Spanish tapas. The Pimientos de Padron is also referred to as the roulette chilli because, although generally mild in the green stage of development, some chillies will develop more heat as they mature. The fun is not knowing which ones will be hotter. 


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SHISHITO 

Seeds: 15 - 20  

Price: $4.00

Temporarily Unavailable 

Region: Japan

Heat Level: 1

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 8 - 10 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 75 cm tall 

Description:

The SHISHITO is a mild heirloom chilli from Japan. It is ideal for frying and using in tempura and yakitori, or other traditional Japanese dishes. It is often picked and used in the green stage of development. Delicious fried in olive oil and sprinkled with salt.  


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UBATUBA CAMBUCI

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Temporarily Unavailable

Region: Brazil

Heat Level: 0.5 - 2 

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 4 cm wide

Plant Size: 90 - 120 cm tall 

Description:

The UBATUBA CAMBUCI (sometimes mistaken for Bishop’s Crown, the hotter variety from Barbados, for which seeds are available in 'Medium Hot' section of store) is a mild and crunchy chilli with lots of fruity, apple-like flavour. Its flesh has little to no heat, but a tingle of heat can be detected in its placenta. Great in salads and can be stuffed and baked. It has an unusual and attractive shape, making the plant an interesting one to have in the garden. 


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