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Database of Chilli Pepper Varieties

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CHUPETINHA (PIMENTA BICO)

Species: Chinense | Origin: Brazil | Heat: Mild


The literal translation is "small rubber nipple". Fruits are elongated, cone-shaped, 3 x 8cm, red, slightly pungent. Also called pimenta biquinho, PI 441634 and BGH 4200.


Mats & Patricia Pettersson

Semillas La Palma

MURUPI DOCE

Species: Chinense | Origin: Unknown | Heat: Mild


Description currently unavailable.


Jukka Kilpinen

NUMEX SUAVE ORANGE

Species: Chinense | Origin: New Mexico | Heat: Mild


This variety is from the smae family as the Habanero and was developed by the Chile Pepper Institute to have all the flavours of a Habanero but less heat. The word 'suave' is Spanish for mellow, smooth or mild. The pods have a citrus like flavour with an orange lemony overtone and an apricot aroma. The heat is in the back of the mouth and throat and not on the lips and tongue. Each plant can yield upto 100 mildly pungent fruits which rate at around 850 units on the scoville scale..


Jukka Kilpinen

Jukka Kilpinen

NUMEX SUAVE RED

Species: Chinense | Origin: New Mexico | Heat: Mild


This variety is from the smae family as the Habanero and was developed by the Chile Pepper Institute to have all the flavours of a Habanero but less heat. The word 'suave' is Spanish for mellow, smooth or mild. The pods have a citrus like flavour with an orange lemony overtone and an apricot aroma. The heat is in the back of the mouth and throat and not on the lips and tongue. Each plant can yield upto 100 mildly pungent fruits which rate at around 850 units on the scoville scale..


The Chile Seed Company

PI 543196

Species: Chinense | Origin: Bolivia | Heat: Mild


Fruits oblong, wrinkled, sometimes contorted, 5cm long, red, not pungent. Seeds light yellow. Perennial woody shrub to 1.5m.


ST LUCIA RED SEASONING

Species: Chinense | Origin: St Lucia | Heat: Mild


This variety is a mildly pungent and very flavoursome Habanero type variety from the island of St Lucia in the Caribbean. The wrinkled 1.5 to 2.5in long by 1in wide pendant pods matures from yellow green to orange and finally to red.


Cross Country Nurseries

ST LUCIA YELLOW SEASONING

Species: Chinense | Origin: St Lucia | Heat: Mild


This variety is a mildly pungent and very flavoursome Habanero type variety from the island of St Lucia in the Caribbean. The wrinkled 1.5 to 2.5in long by 1in wide pendant pods mature from green to yellow.


Cross Country Nurseries

ST MARTINS SEASONING PEPPER

Species: Chinense | Origin: Caribbean | Heat: Mild


Description currently unavailable.


Allen M Boatman

TOBAGO SEASONING PEPPER

Species: Chinense | Origin: Tobago | Heat: Mild


Pendent 2x1" wrinkled fruits turning from light green to orange to red; plants 2' tall x 2' wide; fruits with strong smokey-tropical fruit flavor but no heat


Jeff Nekola UWGB

Mark McMullan

TRINIDAD PERFUME

Species: Chinense | Origin: Trinidad | Heat: Mild


This habanero type variety produces 1 to 1.5 in long by 1 to 1.25in wide 'turks cap' type pods which matures from green to bright yellow. The pods have a fantastic aroma and good smoky flavour with no heat.


theChileman

theChileman

TRINIDAD SEASONING

Species: Chinense | Origin: Trinidad | Heat: Mild


Also known as Tobago Seasoning, Trinidad Red or Trinidad Yellow. This variety is from the same family as the Habanero but with very low heat (500 SHU). The pods mature from yellow to red in 90 days.


Jeff Nekola UWGB
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