Peppers

All seeds are organically grown, and certified organic unless indicated otherwise.

Hot Peppers

Criolla Sella  EE1202 – 80 days. (Capsicum baccatum) Beautifullly golden orange, this Bolivian heirloom produces     3” long peppers with thin skin on fine leaved graceful sturdy plants. This superb hot pepper is a bit less spicy than cayenne with a touch a citrus-like sweetness & is tasty fresh and dries very easily. Prolific early producer. Native to Bolivia and now adapted to cooler temperate climates.  30,000 Scovilles. 25 seeds per packet.


Hot Portugal  – 70 days. Long glistening red peppers with thin flesh are sweet & medium spicy. Ripens quickly in short growing areas. Best when allowed to ripen on the plant. Try fresh, sautéed, in soups, stews & more.  50,000 Scovilles.  


Red Rocket EE1203 – 85 days. (Capsicum annum) Easy to grow & prolific, long thin 5” cayenne peppers that dry down easily. Turn from green to bright crimson when ripe. Flavour is sweet & hot. Can be ground into powder and used in soups & stews all winter long. 25 seeds per packet.

       


Hinkelhatz – 78 days. Hinkelhatz means “chicken heart” aptly describing this 1″ red hot pepper. A rare heirloom grown by the Pennsylvania Dutch for over 150 years & now on Slow Food Ark of Taste. Short 2′ bushes are prolific producers & great for containers. Traditionally used for pickling & hot pepper vinegar. A great little pepper for any dish needing a hot kick. 30,000 Scovilles  

Sweet Peppers

Sweet Sunset Italian Pepper – 58 days green, 78 coloured. Long tapering peppers with thick meaty sweet flesh, ripen to red, orange & yellow.  Vigorous 2′ plants keep producing for a long season & well adapted to cool season gardens. Great for snacking, salads, sautées or roasting.


Klari Baby Cheese – 65 days. This ancient heirloom from Hungary is early & very productive. Rare & endangered pimento type with thick sweet juicy flesh. Small flattened sweet peppers averaging 2 – 3” resembles a small wheel. Starts pale yellow, through orange to bright red. Delicious snack straight from the garden! Highly ornamental & excellent in pots with a stake.