Database of Chilli Pepper Varieties


Species: Annuum | Origin: Mexico | Heat: Mild

Also known as California Chile or Chile Verde, this bushy upright plant can grow upto 2ft and is a prolific bearer of long tapered 2 celled green which mature from green to red (77 days). The pods have a mildly pungency (250 SHU) and a slightly sweet flavour. The pods can be used green or red - hotter when red. Red chiles are sometimes left on the bush until they turning leathery, then dried in the sun to later be ground into powder and sold as Chile Colorado.

Mark McMullan

Virtual Pepper