AJI AMARILLO #1
Peruvian chile rare to the Midwest. Long orange tapered balloon shaped chiles have a fruity flavor.
AJI AMARILLO #2
A smaller chile which turns bright yellow. Great for vinegars.
AJI AMARILLO #3
Smaller Bulbous bright orange fruits.
Prolific, small pointed Peruvian Cherry
This Peruvian variety displays a beautfiul rich brown color.
Smooth, rather than ribbed flesh chracterizes this medium hot, yellow-red fruity aji.
AJI DULCE AMARILLO
Sweet golden candy will melt in your mouth.
I’ve had lots of requests for this orange Peruvian aji. Wonderful flavor for Peruvian cooking. Baccatum.
AJI LIMO ROJO
Intriguingly shaped purple to white to red habanero type chiles with fruity flavor. Small low bush does well in containers. Chinense.
When my little monkey dog was ill, I planted this namesake to cheer him up. Beezer, I offer these Thai-like fruits in your memory.
A fat red chile bursting with fruity flavor and fire, from the northern part of Peru.Heat scale 6, Species: Baccatum, Country: Peru
This South American beauty ripens from green to a lustrous bronze. Baccatum.
This sweet citrusy yellow South American chile grows on a more compact bush and ripens slightly earlier. Baccatum.
Red chile from Suirnam that will fill you with liquid excitement. Also
called Ojemma or Adjumba. Chinense.
Unusual Peruvian habanero type. Elongated fruits start out white, then turn violet and ripen to red. Chinense, Peru, Heat scale: 10
Yellow bullets of fire will pierce you to the core. Tiny round yellow chiles. Chinense. Peru Heat scale: 9
A shiny red Peruvian habanero. Round bulgy sides with a dimpled bottom. Chinense.
HABANERO, PERUVIAN WHITE
This chinense produces prolific amounts of tiny yellow bullets of fire. Chinense.
HABANERO, PERUVIAN YELLOW
A tiny shiny yellow orange pumpkin glowing with its own inner fire. Chinense.
HABANERO, PURPLE BLUSH
This mighty meaty chile from Peru ripens to a deep purple brown. Chinense.
A large sprawling plant which yields long ribbed yellow aji fruits. Delicious. Baccatum.
This aji grows upright making it a great container plant. Thickly fleshed red fruits. Heat: 6, Species: Baccatum, Country: Peru
An edible ornamental with purple flowers, deep purple foliage and fruit. Eventually turns red, but new crop will start purple. Annuum.
Thick, upward pointing peppers with crunchy flesh and medium heat make this chile a kitchen garden staple. Heat: 5, Species: Annuum, Country: Bermuda
Brazilian beauty with greenish globes shot through with streaks of purple that transform to bright red. Baccatum.
Small yellow to red chile with a fat booty. From the Cuneo people of Colombia.
ARRIBA A SAIA
Luminous white peach habanero. Chinense. Country: Brazil
This was one of my favorites from 2007. Adorable small red chiles give rise to its other name: pouty nipple. Sucking on this chile will certainly make you pucker up. Heat: 7, Species: Chinense, Country: Brazil
BRAZIL RED PUMPKIN
You know I love my squashes. This plant produced luminescent red pumpkin shaped fruits. Heat: ?, Species: Baccatum, Country: Brazil
These tiny red pimentas are thin skinned and eminently suitable for drying. Frutescens.
CHAPEU DE FRADE
This unusual chile originated in Brazil and is also called the Monk´;s Hat after its silly shape. Baccatum.
Although I’ve heard these are mild, the strain I grew produced heat! The perfume of this chile journeyed through my body every time I took a breath while seed-saving. Delightful! Heat: 6, Species: ? , Country: Brazil
I took this out of the catalog years ago, but this Brazlian beauty has had a resurgence in popularity. Bright yellow round chiles smoulder in your mouth and your belly.
DEDO DE MOCA
A red Brazilian Aji. Don´t use this ladyfinger while baking. Baccatum
GUAMPINHA DE VEADO
I wish these deer horn chiles would fend off other deer from the chile field. These small fruits on a large bush ripen earlier than most ajis. Red fruity flavor from the campanha region of southern Brazil. Baccatum.
This Aji comes to Indiana from Brazil. Golden hues with smaller fruit than the Peruvian variety. Similar to kellu uchu. Baccatum.
A rare Brazilian variety. Small with a wrinkly skin. Hot! Frutescens.
Small round orange-red marble shaped South American chiles on long thin stems. Great for small-necked vinegar bottles.
My other 2007 favorite! The chiles were perfect miniatures of butternut squashes. So cute and precious. Heat: 7, Species: ?, Country: Brazil
PIMENTA DE CHEIRO
This Brazilian habanero is also known as the scented chile due to its fragrant perfume. Chinense.
A rare chile from Bolivia. The pale white crinkly chiles resemble small caterpillars. Shockingly hot with a citrusy taste. Very addictive. Chinense.
A whiff of this aromatic bright yellow chinense from Bolivian will transport you to new heights. Heat: 9, Species: chinense, Country: Bolivia
A large green to orange-yellow Bolivian chinense combining powerful heat with delicate flavor. Chinense.
The delicate aroma of this orange-red squash shaped chile combines with heat for a wonderful taste sensation. Chinense.
Produces beautiful, tiny, multicolored fruits throughout the growing season. A striking plant. Annuum.
CAPEZZOLI DI SCIMMIA
Monkey nipples. Perky orange globes with spicy scented tips. Chinense. Bolivia. Heat scale: 9
A small-ribbed Bolivian chile that ripens to a luminous golden shade. Wonderful taste. Baccatum.
Other South American
Sweetly mild red triangular Spanish pepper. Another tapas favorite along with Pimenta Padron and Piquillo. Annuum. Country: Spain
A bright yellow milder Spanish pepper. The best seller in the potted plant division last season. Heat: 3, Species: Annuum, Country: Spain
A milder South American Aji. Long tapered, slightly flattened shape. Red when ripe with a fruity flavor. Baccatum
Politeness keeps me from translating this name. A tiny wild red chile that will smack you in the mouth and kick you in the butt. Chacoense.
CACHO DE CABRA
A thin red Chilean pepper with a dimpled top. “Goat´s horn.” Annuum.
A chile from Chile. I chose to translate this one in a positive way: very appealing. Frutescens.
AGRONALDO DE ASTI
Glossy chiles from Guatemala. A miniature chlhuacle but with more sizzle.
Most requested last season. This tall Guatemalan bush sparkles with its load of bright red chiles. Heat: 6, Species: Baccatum, Country: Guatemala
This word always makes me think of Scarlett O’Hara tossing her head to show off her mother’s earbobs. These petite tear drop shaped ajis don’t need to show off, they are beautiful all on their own. Baccatum.
I imagine this chile was named after the shape. It could also be from the gesture one might make after taking a pungent bite. Chinense.
An aji that grows low to the ground blanketing the earth with small round fruits in beautiful clusters. Baccatum.
A super hot red chinense whose sting will fill you with bright hot pleasure. Heat: 10, Species: Chinense, Country: Trinidad
So called because one chile is spicy enough to heat up 7 pots of food. Also called Seven Pod. This supply is extremely limited: Order early, I imagine I wll sell out by February. Chinense, Trinidad, Heat scale: 10
SEVEN POT, CHOCOLATE
Extremely limited supply. Order early in February or reserve for 2012. Chinense.
SEVEN POT, YELLOW
Extremely limited supply. Order early in February or reserve for 2012. Chinense.
Also called Madame Jeanette. Dimpled side and pointed tips give this salmon yellow chinense a unique shape. Chinense.
SCORPION TONGUE, CHOCOLATE
A silky superhot that will melt your bones from the inside out. Extremely limited supply. Order early in February or reserve for 2013. Chinense.
SCORPION TONGUE, YELLOW
The yellow tail on this superhot will sizzle, scorch, tingle and ignite all your senses into a blaze of glory. Extremely limited supply. Order early in February or reserve for 2013. Chinense.
A mild aromatic fruit great for adding just the right amount of pepper flavor.
Watch out for the sly sting of this chile. Your lips will tingle, your mouth will burn, your toes will curl. Heat: 10, Species: Chinense, Country: Trinidad
TRINIDAD SCORPION, YELLOW
A superhot with fiery golden venom. Chinense.
Small red bell shape from Uruguay. Heat: 4, Species: Baccatum, Country: Uruguay
VENEZUELAN SWEET HABANERO
The wonderful fruity aroma of a habanero combined with the sweet taste of a bell pepper. A truly heavenly chile. Chinense.
HABANERO, RICA RED
Sometimes called the Bonney Pepper in the West Indies. Small pumpkin shape. Chinense.
A wild variety collected from the Chaco Forest of Paraguay and Argentina. Also known as AT Hunziker. Tiny peppers on a prolific bush. Chacoense.
Large, tall upright plant with bright yellow orange fruits. Succulent and fruity. Chacoense.
Fuzzy stems adorned with medium sized green to burnished gold chiles
This meaty chile turns a yellow orange when ripe and can easily be identified by its black seeds. Also known as peron or canario. Pubescens.
Unusual fuzzy stemmed plant with beautiful purple flowers and fuzzy leaves produces a thick rounded red fruit with black seeds. Pubescens.
ULUPICA (Not currently available)
This rare pepper hails from Bolivia and Peru. Tiny yet mighty.