This spicy to hot chilli produces 10-15cm long, thin, tapered, dark red fruit. An adaptable variety also good in cooler climates or for pots. For a protected, warm position with plenty of sunshine and fertile, moist soil. 100 seeds
An early medium hot jalapeno that is suited to cooler areas with short summers. These chillies are great used fresh, ripening from green (milder) to red (medium hot but with a hint of sweetness) or pickled for use through winter. 5-6 cm long by 2.5 cm wide. 30 seeds.
You want our hottest, well this is it, the not-so-humble habanero. Known as the hottest chilli it is certainly not for the faint hearted. The 4-5cm x 3cm fruits ripen from green salmon orange. Use fresh or dried. Prefer hot summers so yields outdoors in the cooler areas can be a bit erratic. 25 seeds.
Second only to the Habanero in heat but more productive and earlier in cooler areas. Wrinkled lantern shaped chillies (7-10cm long) that ripen from lime green to red. Attractive, tall bushy plants that can be grown easily in containers. For high yields plant in a sheltered position. 20 seeds.
A medium-hot chilli that is early to ripen in cooler areas. It is 200 mm long, 20-25 mm diameter at top, pointed and usually not straight but with twists. Can be cut in chunks and put in stir-fries to spicy them up. Ripest and hottest when the chilli is red. Early to ripen. 30 seeds.
A medium-hot chilli that is early to ripen. They taste great fresh and are easy to stuff, peel after roasting and thick fleshed for frying. They ripen from yellow to orange to red, so they look and taste great pickled. These chillies are 12 cm long by 4 cm wide. 30 seeds.
Ooooh yeah! This is hot, if you love a chilli with the kick of a brumby this is it. Thin fruit, about 5 mm at top and 30-50 mm long, tapering to a point. Rarely do you get a variety like this that produces an excellent hot chilli yield in cool to temperate climates. Used fresh or dried. 20 seeds.
A famous chilli grown in NW Spain, where it is a popular tapas (picked green and fried in olive oil). Considered the ‘Russian Roulette Chilli’ as they are mostly mild, however there is the occasional hottie to keep you on your toes. The longer the 2-4cm chillies are left on the bush the hotter they become. 30 seeds.
A very hot chilli used extensively in the Caribbean that is destined to get you doing unique salsa dance moves once eaten!! With the heat also comes a sweeter, tropical fruity flavour. Used in a range of dishes, sauces and condiments. Unripe the chillis are light green and they get hotter as they ripen red. A squat shaped chilli that can resemble a bonnet. 25 seeds.
A booming perennial chilli that grows to 2m & produces a prodigious quantity of apple shaped hot fruit. Beautiful purple flowers that don’t cross with other chilli varieties. The thick fleshed chillis start green & ripen to orange, 4-7cm. A cold tolerant chilli variety, handling frost. Originating in the highlands of central and south America. Can live 10-15 years. Also known as Manzano chilli. 12 seeds.