Vegetable Seeds Catalogue

Chilli

Sowing periods

Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Nov 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Dec 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st
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Botanical Name
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.

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Botanical Name
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.

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A$3.50
Botanical Name
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.

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A$3.50
Botanical Name
Capsicum annuum

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. Not to WA. 30 seeds


 

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Botanical Name
Capsicum annum

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. Not to WA. 15 seeds.

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A$3.50
Botanical Name
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.

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A$3.50
Botanical Name
Capsicum annuum

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 spice them up. Ripest and hottest when the chilli is red. Early to ripen. Not to WA. 10 seeds.

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Botanical Name
Capsicum annum

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. 25 seeds.

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Botanical Name
Capsicum annum

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. On our farm this chilli always continues to produce well into autumn. Used fresh or dried. Not to WA. 20 seeds.

 

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Botanical Name
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.

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Botanical Name
Capsicum annuum

A hot, spicy and very naughty chilli! The name of this chilli comes from its unusual shape, which when fully grown is considered to resemble a smaller version of a male’s private parts. So giggle away but its hotter than a jalapeno and just as versatile. It can be used fresh, pickled, dried, powdered and in salsa. Rated 10,000-23,000 Scoville units. 10 seeds.

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A$3.95
Botanical Name
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.