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How To Identify Different Types Of Pepper Plants

Do you have a pepper plant, but aren’t sure what type it is? We’ve been there before, forgetting to label a plant, or losing the seed packet. It happens. There are many types of pepper plants. From small, dwarf varieties, to the massive, super-hot varieties, the diversity is amazing. Looking for more pictures? Browse the …

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Where To Buy Carolina Reapers (And Other Peppers)

Since we’re pepper geeks, we like to grow our own peppers from seed every year. However, many people prefer to buy the young plants instead of starting their own seeds indoors. Or, maybe you want to avoid gardening altogether and you’d rather buy a box of Carolina Reapers and have them shipped right to your …

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Peppers On The Scoville Scale

The Scoville scale rates the spiciness of peppers through the measurement of capsaicin levels. Created by Wilbur Scoville, the unit of measurement is the Scoville Heat Unit (SHU), and peppers range from 0 SHUs (bell pepper) to over 2 million SHUs (Carolina Reaper). There are thousands of different pepper varieties around the world, with more …

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