Pepper plants are $4.00 each for a 3.5″ pot
HOT PEPPER VARIETIES
Anaheim – Long green chile tapering to a point, widely grown in the South and California, pendant habit, thick fleshed, ripening from green to red, medium sweet heat.
Cayenne, Red – Bright red, skinny chile, 4-5 inches long, thin fleshed, fiery hot, for ristras, from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Czechoslovakian Black – Dark green maturing to shiny black, 2-3 inch fruits, mildly hot, Heirloom.
De Arbol – Name is allusion to its tree like habit, medium pungency, crisp smoky flavour, used dried in sauces.
Fresno -Medium hot chile from Mexico, bright green maturing to orange red, 2-3 inches long by 1 inch wide.
Habanero, Chocolate – Chocolate brown habanero from the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, intense fiery heat.
Hungarian Hot Wax – Smooth, waxy bright yellow ripening to orange then red, tapering to a point, medium heat.
Jalapeno – Bright green maturing to red, 2-3 inches long by 1 inch wide, thick fleshed, spicy heat.
Thai Dragon – This Asian pepper has a medium pungency, thin fleshed, long slim fruit, yellow-green ripening to red, the dried pods are used in stir-fry.
SWEET PEPPER VARIETIES
Alma Paprika – Creamy white maturing to orange red, small round fruits, very thick walled, extremely productive, slightly warm and very sweet, best for drying and grinding into paprika and for fresh eating.
Chocolate Beauty – Large beautiful shiny green bell ripening to chocolate brown with great flavour when green turning to excellent rich sweet flavour when ripe.
Cubanelle – Known as ‘Cuban pepper’, light green turning yellow then ripening to bright red, banana shaped, long and slender, thinner fleshed then bells with sweet, rich, mild flavour, great fresh at any stage, quick cooking.
Garden Sunshine – Creamy yellow maturing to orange them red, large bell shaped fruits narrowing at the tip, thick fleshed, very juicy mild flavour best used when yellow and orange, extremely productive.
Giant Szegedi – Pale yellow maturing to deep orange, very large bell shaped, medium thick fleshed, tender and succulent, disease resistant, from the town of Szeged in Hungary.
Gypsy – Beautiful yellow maturing to red, thick walled, 6-7 inches long tapering to a point, extra sweet when it turns red, produces more fruits than bell types.
Italian Frying – Shiny green maturing to red, medium thick fleshed, large 5-7 inches long, wide tapering at the point, very sweet flesh, crisp and juicy.
Purple Beauty – Deep purple maturing to purple red, large bell pepper, thick fleshed with four lobes, mild sweet flavour, tender crisp texture, holds in the purple stage for a long time.
Red Ruffled – Dark green maturing to crimson red, large round pleated fruits, very thick fleshed, 3-4 inch lobed fruits shaped like a tomato, marvelous fresh eating sweet pimiento pepper.
Staddon’s Select – Glossy green maturing to bright red, large bell pepper, 3-4 lobes with thick flesh, wonderful sweet flavour especially when ripe, early maturing and very prolific.
Sunrise Orange – Beautiful yellow maturing to bright orange red, large bell pepper with 3-4 lobes, medium thick fleshed, crisp sweet flavour, very early maturing variety adapted to northern growing.
Sweet Chocolate – Early prolific thick fleshed fruit, ripens from green to chocolate outside and brick red inside, great for gardeners in short season areas.