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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


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

Heat Level: 2  

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 15 cm long

Plant Size: 60 cm tall 

Description:

The ANAHEIM is an heirloom chilli originally from New Mexico, but was named Anaheim, after a town in Southern California, where it was first commercially grown. It is a large chilli that has a lot of flavour and a mild heat. Also known as California Chilli or Magdalena.    


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CASCABEL 

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

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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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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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


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

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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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