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Database of Chilli Pepper Varieties

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AJI CHARAPA

Species: Chinense | Origin: Peru | Heat: very hot


Aji Charapa is wild variety found in the northern region of the Peruvian jungle, close to the city of Iquitos. In this area, the people are called "Charapas", hence its name. The small tepin like spherical pods measure a maximum of 1/4 in diameter and mature from green to a red and/or yellow. This variety is not grown commercially, but mostly in backyards or is harvested from wild plants. The Aj Charapa is eaten fresh with foods or used as an ingredient in preparing all types of dishes


AJI CHOMBO

Species: Chinense | Origin: Panama | Heat: Very hot


A Scotch Bonnet type from Panama which is used extensively in South America and the Caribbean for making hot sauces. These very pungent peppers are very hard to get hold of in the UK, but are a must for anyone who likes to make their own 'authentic' sauce.


Allen Boatman

AJI DE BOTON (PI 593933)

Species: Chinense | Origin: Ecuador | Heat: Hot


This 3ft tall plant produces good yields of 1" long by " wide hot peppers which mature from light yellow to orange approximaetly 90 days after transplanting. These peppers are found in farmers markets in Provincia Manabi, Ecuador. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) number PI 593933


AJI DULCE 1

Species: Chinense | Origin: Venezuela | Heat: Mild


A good choice for those who like the flavour and aroma of Habanero peppers but find them too hot. Aji Dulce has the same shape, size, color and aroma of Habanero, but is sweet, spicy, and delicious, with only a trace of heat. The fruits are highly aromatic and the flavor is unusual and complex, with overtones of black pepper and coriander, and undertones of other spicy flavours. The pods themselves are approximately 1 to 2 inches long by 1 to 1.25 inches wide, tapered and mature from pale green to orange and then to red.


Cross Country Nurseries

Mats & Patricia Pettersson

AJI DULCE 2

Species: Chinense | Origin: Venezuela | Heat: Mild


A 1 to 2 inches long by 1 to 1.25 inches wide; Habanero type pepper which matures from green to orange and then to to red. The fllavour and aroma is similar to the habanero but without the heat.


Allen M Boatman

Paul Read

AJI DULCE 3

Species: Chinense | Origin: Puerto Rico | Heat: Mild


A 1 to 2 inches long by 1 to 1.25 inches wide, Habanero type pepper which matures from green to orange and then to red. The pods are pendant shaped with a flattened bottom and have a flavor and aroma similar to habanero but without the heat


John Taylor

John Taylor

AJI DULCE 4 (PI 543188)

Species: Chinense | Origin: Bolivia | Heat: Unknown


One of the any varieties name Aji Dulce


Tommi Hietavuo

AJI DULCE 5 (PI 257063)

Species: Chinense | Origin: Colombia | Heat: Unknown


Description currently unavailable.


Tommi Hietavuo

Tommi Hietavuo

AJI DULCE AMARILLO

Species: Chinense | Origin: Unknown | Heat: Unknown


Description currently unavailable.


Hans-Georg Kn

Hans-Georg Kn

AJI JOBITO

Species: Chinense | Origin: Venezuela | Heat: Sweet


The source of this variety seems to be Lindberg Figueroa in Venezuela. Described as a thick walled Chinense with all the typical Chinense flavour and smell, but almost no heat. One of the best low heat Chinense peppers you can grow.





AJI LIMO

Species: Chinense | Origin: Peru | Heat: Hot


A more detailed description is currently unavailable


Allen M Boatman

AJI PUCOMUCHO

Species: Chinense | Origin: Peru | Heat: Hot


Aj Pucomucho, a wild aj, has an original and native name that has no meaning nor translation and is found in the Peruvian jungle, central region, and Chanchamayo and Villa Rica valleys. Thie pods are small, thin, elongated and pointed and mature to a bright yellow color. The Aj Pucomucho is not commercially grown, but is grown mostly in backyards or harvested from wild plants. This aj can be found only in local farmers' markets and is eaten fresh with foods or used as an ingredient in preparing all types of dishes


The Chile Pepper Institute

AJI ROCOTO (PI 355392)

Species: Chinense | Origin: Ecuador | Heat: Unknown


Description currently unavailable.


Allen M Boatman

AJI TAMARINDO

Species: Chinense | Origin: Panama | Heat: Hot


This unusual variety grows in the Ocu region of Panama. The pods are tear drop in shape and grow to approximately 5.5 cm long by almost 2 cm thick. They ripen to aa pale-creamy orange color. These pods have a distinctive Habanero like smell and therefore the variety is belived to be a Chinense.


Sonia Tejada

AJI UMBA RED (OJEMMA)

Species: Chinense | Origin: Surinam | Heat: Very Hot


These nice pods have a similar heat, aroma and flavour of the Habanero, but a more 'box-like' appearence. They average about 1 - 1.5 inches in length and ripen from a light lime green to red on a shrub like plant. A nice varieity to use for 'Habanero hot sauces', salsas and for drying and smoking. Also know as Adjuma and Ojemma.


Allen M Boatman
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