AJI CRISTAL (PI 281320)

Species: Baccatum Origin: Chile Heat: Medium

A beautiful variety from Curico in Chile, this 2-3ft tall plant produces good yields of 3 ½" long by 1 ½" wide pendant shaped pods which mature from light green, to pale yellow and then to red approximately 90 days after transplanting. Pods have a citrus like flavour and many say they are best eaten when immature. Excellent for making salsa. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) variety PI 281320.


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AJI LEMON DROP (PI 315024)

Species: Baccatum Origin: Peru Heat: Hot

This terrifically hot, citrus-flavored pepper is a popular seasoning pepper in Peru where it is known as 'Kellu Uchu'. It is also known in the western world as 'Hot lemon' or 'Lemon Drop'. The bright yellow, crinkled, cone-shaped fruits are about 2-1/2" long and 1/2" wide and mature from green to yellow approximately 100 days after transplanting (Long season) have less seeds than the average pepper, containing than 15 seeds on average. They plant is vine like typically reaching a height of about 3 ft. Like other baccatum species this pepper was practically unknown in the West until the early 1990s, but are now gaining wide scale popularity.


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CHAMPION (C00774)

Species: Baccatum Origin: Unknown Heat: Unknown

Note: The CO classification system for chile varieties indicates an accession from the genebank at the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center, Taiwan. Fruits mature from translucent yellow to red. Also classified as CAP 334


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INCA RED DROP

Species: Baccatum Origin: Peru Heat: Medium

Description currently unavailable.


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JALAPENO

Species: Annuum Origin: Mexico Heat: Medium

The Jalapeño is one of the best known peppers and is widely used in the catering industry given its excellent flavour. It is named after the city of Xalapa in Mexico, interestingly where they are no longer grown although they are still extensively grown throughout other regions in Mexico. In Mexico, Jalapenos are called Cuaresmenos. The standard Jalapeno produces 3" thick walled fruits which ripen from green to red. They are usually eaten in the green stage, fresh or pickled, but when allowed to ripen, jalapeños are amazingly sweet. Used extensively in Mexico on nachos, the rest of the world on Pizza's and the US in pepper eating contests! 2500-10000 Scoville units.


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PI 260567 (CGN 23260)

Species: Baccatum Origin: Bolivia Heat: Unknown

More accurately this varieity is part of the species Capsicum baccatum var. baccatum. A more detailed description is currently unavailable.


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PINK HABANERO

Species: Chinense Origin: Unknown Heat: Unknown

Description currently unavailable.


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RAIN FOREST

Species: Baccatum Origin: Brazil Heat: Hot

C. baccatum; flattened, red habanaro-shaped 2x2½" hot fruits with strong citrusy flavor; very productive.


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AJI CRISTAL (PI 281320)
AJI LEMON DROP (PI 315024)
INCA RED DROP
JALAPENO
PI 260567 (CGN 23260)
RAIN FOREST
CHAMPION (C00774)
PINK HABANERO