The Other Chile Peppers

Enjoy rare chile peppers and exotic flavors with or without the heat.



Chile Pepper
Because of their fruitiness, C. chinense peppers are often used in fresh salsas and in hot sauces based on carrots, onions and tropical fruits such as mangoes.
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Tabasco
Growing tips: Particularly good for container growing. Pods begin ripening 80 to 120 days after transplanting. Plants set 100 or more pods.
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Pepper Pod
A Bolivian Red pepper pod.
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Rocotos
Growing tips: Slow to germinate? Allow up to seven weeks. Pods begin ripening. 120 to 140 days after transplanting. Plants are more cold-hardy than other species.
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Baccatums
Growing tips: Pods begin ripening 120 days after transplanting. Plants set 40 or more pods.
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Chinese Peppers
Growing tips: Seeds are slow to germinate. Plants do best in high humidity. Pods begin ripening 80 to 120 days after transplanting. Plants can set up to 50 pods.
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