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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 - 1

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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ANCHO POBLANO


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 2 - 3 

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 8 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 80 cm tall 

Description:

The ANCHO POBLANO is another of the popular Mexican chillies. This variety has a capsicum like sweetness but with a zing of mild heat. It is an ideal size and shape for stuffing and baking. It is used in mole sauces.  


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CASCABEL 

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00


Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 2 - 3 

Matures: green to deep 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 a deep 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 grill or roast.  


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FUSHIMI  

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Japan 

Heat Level: 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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GUERNICA 



Seeds: 15 - 20  

Price: $4.00

Region: Spain

Heat Level: 0.5  

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 8 - 10 cm long

Plant Size: 60 cm tall 

Description:

The GUERNICA (sometimes spelt Gernika) is from the Basque region in Spain. It has a similar flavour to the Pimientos de Padron but does not develop in heat. It is picked when green and fried in olive oil and salt to create a popular tapas. It can also be stuffed with cheese or other fillings and baked. Delicious!   


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LOMBARDO

Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

  

Region: Italy

Heat Level: 0.5 

Matures: pale green to red

Fruit Size: 8 - 12 cm

Plant Size: 60 - 75 cm tall 

Description:

The LOMBARDO is from the Lombardia region in Italy. This heirloom chilli has negligible heat and a sweet flavour. It is often fried in olive oil and seasoned with a little salt. It is also a good chilli to pickle or dry due to its thin skin.  


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MULATO


Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00 

Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 2  

Matures: green to deep brown

Fruit Size: 8 - 10 cm

Plant Size: 60 - 80 cm tall 

Description:

The MULATO is closely related to the Ancho Poblano and is used to make mole sauce. It is often used in its dried form when it develops flavours of licorice and cherry. It can also be used as a capsicum and is ideal for stuffing and baking.   


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PEPPERONCINI 

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Seeds: 15 - 20

Price: $4.00

Region: Italy 

Heat Level: 1

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 8 - 12 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall 

Description:

The PEPPERONCINI is a mild chilli that is often picked and pickled in the green stage of development. Great on pizzas and thrown in salads. 


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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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