2016 Pepper List
Calwonder – M. Earliest Gold bell in the NW.
Northstar – E. Early green/red pepper,
blocky, 3-4 lobed, medium-sized.
Orange Sun – M. Sweet bell goes from green to orange to red.
Purple Beauty – M. Pretty colored bell that ripens to Lavender color.
Red Beauty Hybrid
– E. Brilliant bright red, thick-walled, heavy, sweet flesh that sets early.
Aji Dulce - L. Similar to Habanero, but is sweet, spicy, and delicious, with only
a trace of heat.
Amish Pimento – M. Sweetest pepper we know. 2’ plants put out lots of early
Chervena Chujski – M. Bulgarian heirloom with bright red flesh and almost candy-sweet.
Feherozon – E. Pointed bell shape ripens from cream to orange to red, thick walls.
Szedgi – L. Large pale yellow fruit ripens to orange; excellent flavor fresh or grilled.
– M. Wedge-shaped, crunchy, firm, sweet flesh, light green.
Lunchbox (Orange, Red or Yellow) –
M. Mini-sized fruit, very sweet & flavorful.
Nardello’s Sweet Italian Frying Pepper –
M. Best sweet frying peppers we know.
Padron – E. Harvest green at 1-1.5 in., 1 out of 20 will
be hot, a Spanish tapas staple.
Peperoncino – M. Thin, yellowish-green fruits, perfect for canning.
Pimento – M. 3 “ fruit, thick, meaty, sweet flesh.
Red Cherry –
E. Sweet, about 1” across, great for popping into your mouth.
Shisito – M. Epicurean
Japanese version of Padron without the possible heat.
Red Marconi – L. Large, very sweet, up to
12” long. Use green in fresh salads, or fry when red.
Sweet Banana – M. Sweet, long
yellow pepper great for roasting or pickling.
Trinidad Perfume – M. Looks like a habanero, but
has lots of flavor without the heat
M. Medium hot, dark green flesh, ripening to bright red.
Ancho/Poblano – M. Used to make
chile rellenos. Heart-shaped fruits.
Bulgarian Carrot – L. Bright orange fruit, very hot, fruity
flavor for salsa or chutney.
Cayenne - M. 5-6in. fruit, with 50-60,000 Scoville units.
Bomb – E. Hotter version of Red Cherry.
Chiltepin – E. Small, hot, starts fiery
and then mellows to fine hot pepper flavor.
Fatalii – M. Fiery hot, wrinkled yellow fruit related
to Habanero with a citrus flavor.
Habanero – L. HOT! Lantern-shaped, matures to orange, from the
Red Savina Habanero– L. World’s #10 Hottest Pepper!! Bright red wrinkled
Hot Lemon - M. A golden aji from Brazil, about the size of your little finger, hot and
Hungarian Hot Wax – M. 6-8” banana shaped fruit, fairly hot, good for pickling.
Jalapeno – M. Sausage-shaped, blunt fruits are the staple to Mexican cooking; medium-hot.
Lemon Habanero – L. yellow colored, citrus-overtoned version of the first ultrahot pepper.
Isleno – M Deep, chocolate brown at maturity, mild heat, ideal fresh or in sauces.
NuMex Joe Parker
- L. Highest yielding Anaheim type, only 1-3,000 Scoville units
Pasilla Bahio – M. Almost
no heat, has a berry flavor, dark blackish-green to dark brown.
Peter Red – M. Funny shape, heat
between Jalapeno and Tabasco.
Serrano – M. Very hot, perfect for chili sauce, salsa, hot pepper
vinegar and pickles.
Thai Hot – E. Fleshy pods are especially good in Oriental dishes and chili,
maturing to red
ULTRA HOT PEPPERS –Limited Quantities! Do Not Touch
Without Gloves or Goggles! Eat At Your Own Risk!
7 Pot Douglah – L. Chocolate
to purple colored, 3rd hottest in the world – 1,853,936 SHU!
Brainstrain 7 Pot –
L. Squatter, bumpier, brain-looking cousin of Douglah.
Bhut Jolokia-L. aka Ghost Pepper. #7
hottest pepper in the world at 1,041,427 SHU; still intense heat with flavor.
Butch T Trinidad Scorpion
– L. World’s 5th hottest at 1,463,700 SHU!
Carolina Reaper –
THE HOTTEST IN THE WORLD, 2,200,000 SHU with flavors of chocolate & cherry.
Carolina Reaper – L. Brown colored version of el numero uno.
Chocolate Ghost– L.
Brown colored version of #7 hottest.
Chocolate Moruga Scorpion– L. Brown colored version of #2
Moruga Satan– L. Sweeter version of #2 hottest.
Trinidad Moruga Scorpion
-L. #2 in the world: an incredible 2,009,231 SU!
Naga Morich– L. aka Dorset Morich
– some say hotter than the Ghost pepper.
Yellow Bhut Jolokia– L. Yellow version of
the previous hottest, now #7 in the world.
Yellow Carolina Reaper– L. New yellow version of the
Naga Viper – L . Over 1,349,000 SHU, #6 hottest in the world!
Yellow Moruga Scorpion– L. Yellow version of the #2 hottest!
Early Maturing; M= Mid-season; L=Later part of season