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Re: Pepper Varieties- First Time Grower

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:52 pm
by PunkRotten
evtubbergh -

I can hook you up with some seeds for an SASE as well. But make sure to have the right postage if you send since it is a big increase when shipping international.

Re: Pepper Varieties- First Time Grower

Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:24 am
by MB3
PunkRotten wrote:If you want an interesting pepper try Chimayo. It has the heat of about a jalapeno. What I like about it is the plant is pretty productive, the peppers are a good size, crunchy, watery, initially sweet, followed by a little heat. They are great for just about anything. I eat them fresh, in sauces, salads, salsas and more. If you send a SASE I can send you some seeds. I have another called Puya, which is really productive, and great for spice or sauce, however, I didn't like them too much. If you'd like them I can include some in the SASE.

Other recommendations: Poblano, Aji Limon, Cayenne, Tequila Sunrise, and Bulgarian Carrot Pepper.
I had to look up several of these chilis
Chimayo -- Didn't know it as this but I do know the dried form, Molido
https://www.chilipeppermadness.com/chima ... epper.html

aji limon and tequila sunrise are both new to me, and never had the bulgarian carrot though I have heard of it.

Re: Pepper Varieties- First Time Grower

Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:40 pm
by imafan26
I get some of my pepper seeds from

Tomato Growers Supply
https://www.tomatogrowers.com/

Pepper Gal
https://www.peppergal.com/

Pepper Joe
pepperjoe.com


Kitazawa seed for Asian peppers
https://www.kitazawaseed.com/seeds_pepper.html


If the peppers do well, then I save seed. It is really easy. Just remember to use gloves when handling the hot ones.

Re: Pepper Varieties- First Time Grower

Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:09 pm
by MB3
imafan26 wrote:
If the peppers do well, then I save seed. It is really easy. Just remember to use gloves when handling the hot ones.
I have stupidly handled hot pepper seeds I saved and later gone and rubbed my eyes and nose and other parts of my face. Even from 7 years ago, all these years later, they still retain oils to do some damage. Not like handling a fresh super hot and then rubbing the eyes or going to the bathroom :lol: , but still uncomfortable.