Chilli

Chilli ‘Pequin’
Capsicum annuum

Originating from Mexico, this little chilli will make any gringo sweat. Pequin chillies are 2-3 cm and ripen from green to red. A very hot chilli that can be used fresh or dried. It is described as having citrusy, nutty flavour with a hint of smokeyness. Used in pickling, salsa, sauces, soups and vinegars. Fruits prolifically on bushes that can grow to 100 cm in tropical areas. 15 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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CHILLI ‘Poblano Ancho’
Capsicum annum

An indispensable chilli for Mexican cooking used in moles, adobos/pastes and salsas. The thick fleshed walls also make it ideal for grilling and stuffing with a favourite filling. A sweet mild-medium chilli that turns from dark green to a deep, deep red (so dark that it almost looks black). Pods taper to 8-12 cm long, 5 cm wide at the top. Keep sheltered for an easy to grow chilli with a good yield. Not to WA. 10 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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CHILLI ‘Aji Panca’
Capsicum baccatum

One of the most popular chillies from Peru. Prized for the medium flesh with a rich, smokey flavour making them great for BBQ sauces, soups, stews, grilled or stuffed. The perfect chilli for making Mexican Mole. The pods have a moderate heat level, turning from light green to dark brown when ripe and are tapered to 10 cm long and 3-4 cm wide. In cool areas grow indoors. Not to WA. 15 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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Chilli 'Butch T Trinidad Scorpion'
Capsicum chinense

The hottest chilli in our catalogue!! A previous world record holder for the hottest chilli at 1.4 million Scoville Heat Units. A tall plant that likes a warm, sheltered position (in cooler areas grow in greenhouse or indoors). Produces a good yield of 5-8 cm pendant shaped chillies that taper to a sharp point (the scorpion’s tail). Extremely hot, so do not let kids pick fruit from the plant!! Not to WA. 15 seeds.

$3.90
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Chilli ‘Anaheim’
Capsicum annum

A popular heirloom chilli with a mild heat. They mature from a dark green to a glossy red and grow to 15-20 cm in length, making them ideal for stuffing. Use green for ‘chilli verde’ or ‘chilli rellinos’. The mature red fruit can be used fresh and are often dried or smoked. The perfect chilli for those who do not like too much heat. Not to WA. 70 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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Chilli ‘Serrano’
Capsicum annum

While the serrano looks like a trimmed down jalapeno in size, its heat has four times the kick!! The chillis can be used green or red (hotter). Used in salsa, stir fries, marinades, sauces and raw (if you are game). The medium thick flesh makes it great to pickle. Grows to 40 cm high & yields dozens of chillies per plant. Originates from the mountains in Mexico. Not to WA. 30 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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Chilli ‘Tree Chilli/Rocoto’
Capsicum pubescens

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. Not to WA. 12 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
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Chilli ‘Habanero’
Capsicum annum

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. 12 seeds.

$3.50
Heirloom
Organic
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Chilli ‘Pimientos de Padron’
Capsicum annum

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. Not to WA. 15 seeds.

$3.95
Heirloom
Sowing Periods
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