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7 Pot Primo Pepper – The Hottest Pepper In The World?

Troy Primeaux has led an interesting life. From thrashing out in the 90s as part of the Deep South psychedelic rock band Santeria, to breeding one of the world’s hottest peppers, the 7 Pot Primo pepper. Primeaux shifted to horticulture in the early 2000s, reportedly in need of a more family-appropriate lifestyle. While studying at …

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Farmer’s Jalapeño Peppers – One Strange Pepper

If you are new to growing peppers, you may not know about the vast number of varieties. The jalapeño peppers you are used to seeing at the grocery store are not the only jalapeños out there! One of the strangest jalapeno types is the Farmer’s Jalapeño pepper. The Farmer’s Jalapeno, also known as the potato …

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Jay’s Peach Ghost Scorpion Peppers (JPGS) – Who Is Jay?

Jay’s Peach Ghost Scorpion pepper is a hybrid pepper variety created by Jay Weaver from PA. Commonly known simply as JPGS, this pepper is the result of crossing a common ghost pepper with the Trinidad Scorpion. The pepper looks angry, with a highly wrinkled texture and long, curly stingers on the end. The color is …

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Pimiento Peppers – Sweet, Red Pimentos

Pimiento peppers, or pimento peppers, are a common pepper variety with a very low heat level. They ripen from green to red and have thick, juicy flesh. The cherry or pumpkin-shaped pods are commonly pickled, stuffed with cheese, or used to stuff olives. About Pimiento Peppers Scoville Heat Units: 0-500Diameter: 2 – 3 inchesLength: 1.5 …

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Habanada Peppers – The Non-Spicy Habanero Variety

We all know about the famous habanero pepper. But have you heard of the habanada pepper? Michael Mazourek of Cornell University developed this variety to have the flavor of a habanero with none of the heat. The name says it all! While many heat-free peppers exist, the plant breeder had a specific goal with this …

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Ghost Peppers – Everything About The Bhut Jolokia

The ghost pepper is one of the most notoriously spicy peppers on the planet. It is a result of ancient plant breeding, and is a cross between capsicum chinense and capsicum fructescens. Scoville Heat Units: 1,000,000 SHUsDiameter: 0.75–1.25 inchesLength: 2–3 inchesColor: Green to orange to redBuy Seeds: Seeds NowBuy Live Plants: Etsy In This Article: …

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Friggitello Peppers – The Sweet Italian Peperoncino

Peppers first landed on Italian shores in the 1500s, likely coming from Northern Africa to Sicily. They went on to influence southern Italian cuisine for centuries. Now, peppers are grown and used widely across the entirety of Italy (and Europe!). One of the descendants of the earliest peppers brought to Italy are Friggitello peppers, and …

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We’re Lucky Fish Peppers Still Exist

What are Fish peppers? They seem to be growing in popularity in some American cultures, but they have a rocky and intriguing history. Fish peppers are a spicy pepper variety within the Capsicum annuum species. They are slightly hotter than a Jalapeno pepper, but much less intense than a Habanero. Perhaps the most fascinating thing …

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Sugar Rush Peach Peppers – Everything About Them

The Sugar Rush Peach pepper was originally cultivated by Chris Fowler of Welsh Dragon Chilli. The Wales-based pepper grower considers the variety to be accidental. It was created through natural open pollination and has some amazing characteristics. Scoville Heat Units (SHU): 50,000 – 100,000Diameter: 0.5 – 1.5 inchesLength: 3 – 6 inchesColor: Light Orange/PeachSpecies: BaccatumBuy …

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