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Chile Plants

CHILE PLANTS


We offer 400 varieties of pepper plants for sale!

Live plants are available for pre-order January 1st, and you can select your ship date from the end of March to early June.


Details and Definitions

Heat Level Scoville Units
Mild Less than 2,500
Medium 2,500 - 10,000
Hot 10,000 - 50,000
Very Hot 50,000 - 350,000
Extremely Hot 350,000 - 900,000
Super Hot 900,000 or more!

Season Days until Harvest
Early 60 - 70
Mid 70 - 80
Late 80 - 90
Very Late 90 - 120
Extremely Late 120+

Pepper Species

The genus of peppers/chiles is Capsicum, and there are 5 domesticated species:

  1. Capsicum Annuum

    This is the most common species and includes a wide variety of peppers, including Bell peppers, Jalapeños, Serranos, Poblanos, and Cayenne peppers.

  2. Capsicum Frutescens

    This species includes peppers such as tabasco peppers, Thai Peppers, and Bird’s Eye peppers. They are typically smaller and hotter than Capsicum annuum varieties.

  3. Capsicum Chinense

    This species includes some of the hottest peppers in the world, such as the Habanero, Scotch Bonnet, and Carolina Reaper. They are known for their intense heat and fruity flavors.

  4. Capsicum Baccatum

    This species includes peppers like the Aji Amarillo and Aji Panca, commonly used in South American cuisine. They have a fruity flavor profile and range in heat levels.

  5. Capsicum Pubescens

    This species is known for its unique characteristics, including hairy leaves and black seeds. The Rocoto pepper is one of the most well-known peppers in this species.