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Chilli Seeds

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AFRICAN BIRDSEYE  



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Africa

Heat Level: 8 - 9

Fruit Matures: dark green to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall


Description:

The AFRICAN BIRDSEYE (also known as African Bird, Malawi Bird, Zimbabwe Bird, Peri Peri, and Piri Piri) has grown wild throughout Africa for centuries and is now cultivated. A very pungent chilli with a sharp biting flavour and a delicious underlying sweetness. It is also easy to dry in order to make hot flakes or powder.




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AJI AMARILLO



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Peru

Heat Level: 6  

Fruit Matures: green to deep yellow / orange

Fruit Size: 6 - 8 cm long

Plant Size: 90 - 120 cm tall


Description:

The AJI AMARILLO is one of the most popular chillies in Peru. It has a crisp flesh and lots of fruity flavour with delicious mango and passionfruit undertones. The title ‘aji’ means ‘chilli’ in Spanish is applied to many of the Peruvian chillies. Aji Amarillo paste is a widely used condiment throughout South America. When dried, this variety is known as Aji Mirasol and takes on a delicious apricot flavour.       




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AJI MANGO



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: South America

Heat Level: 4 - 6  

Fruit Matures: green to orange

Fruit Size: 4 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall


Description:

The AJI MANGO is a fruity chilli with a crisp flesh and delicious mango undertones. An ideal chilli to use fresh due to its texture, flavour and vivid colour. It makes a colourful salsa full of fruity flavour.    




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AJI MOCHERO



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Peru

Heat Level: 7

Fruit Matures: green to yellow

Fruit Size: 5 - 6 cm long

Plant Size: 50 cm tall


Description:

The AJI MONCHERO (also known as Habanero Limon, Beni Highlands, Hot Lemon) is renowned for being one of the oldest of the Peruvian heirloom varieties, reported to be over 2000 years old according to archaeological records. These chillies are pungent and fruity with delicious citrus flavours. A prolific producer, as well as being a cold tolerant variety because of its origins in the high altitudes in the Andes.    




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BISHOP’S CROWN






















Seeds: 10- 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Barbados

Heat Level: 6 - 8

Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 4 cm

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall


Description:

The BISHOP'S CROWN (also known as Bell, Joker’s Hat, Balloon) is an attractive chilli with an unusual shape, making the plant an interesting one to have in the garden. The chilli has a good heat around the placenta and seeds with less heat and lots of fruity apple-like flavour in the crunchy flesh. Great in salads and can be stuffed and baked.

*A milder version of this chilli from Brazil, that has little to no heat, is called the Ubatuba Cambuci. Seeds for this variety can be found in the ‘Mild’ section of the store.




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CILI PADI PATIH



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Malaysia

Heat Level: 8

Matures: cream to orange to red

Fruit Size: 4 - 6 cm

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall


Description:

The CILI PADI PATIH (AKA Cabai Burung Putih) is an unusual birdseye chilli that is a creamy white colour for much of its development before ripening to orange and then red. It has a pungent flavour and is delicious at any colour stage. A popular chilli across Southeast Asia, it is often used to make sambal sauces. The plant is high yielding and looks beautiful covered in creamy white, orange, and red chillies.




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INCA RED DROP




















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Peru

Heat Level: 6

Fruit Matures: green to bright red

Fruit Size: 3 cm long

Plant Size: 60 cm tall


Description:

The INCA RED DROP is another of the fruity Peruvian chillies. It has a crisp flesh with lots of delicious sweet grape-like flavour. An ideal chilli to use fresh due to its texture, flavour and vivid colour. Can also be used in cooking to add some heat and fruity flavour to any dish.  




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NUMEX TWILIGHT



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: USA (New Mexico)

Heat Level: 6

Fruit Matures: purple to yellow to orange to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall


Description:

The NUMEX TWILIGHT (also known as Rainbow) is a tasty chilli that can be picked at any stage of development. Use this chilli to add a variety of colours to salsa and other dishes. It is a beautiful plant with all chilli colours showing at once.  




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POT BLACK



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: UK

Heat Level: 6 - 7

Fruit Matures: black to red

Fruit Size: 3 - 4 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall


Description:

The POT BLACK is a flavoursome chilli with a good heat. It starts out a glossy black colour and ripens to a deep red. The compact plant is beautiful with black tinged leaves and purple flowers. A niceplant to grow in pots or to add an interesting aesthetic to a garden.




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SERRANO



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 6

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 6 - 7 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall


Description:

The SERRANO is a favourite in Mexican cuisine. A tasty chilli with a thick flesh and lots of delicious spicy flavour.




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SILING LABUYO



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Philippines

Heat Level: 9

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall


Description:

The SILING LABUYO is a small Filipino birdseye. It is a very pungent chilli that adds heat and spicy flavour to any dish. This chilli is used to make the popular Filipino dipping sauce, Toyomansi, which a mix of soy sauce, calamansi (citrus) and chopped Siling Labuyo chillies. This chilli dries easily in order to make tasty powder or flakes.




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TABASCO



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Mexico

Heat Level: 8 - 9

Fruit Matures: yellow to orange to red

Fruit Size: 2 - 3 cm long

Plant Size: 60 - 90 cm tall


Description:

The TABASCO chilli is named after the Mexican state where it originated. It is a pungent heirloom that has been used to make the famous Tabasco Sauce since the 1860s. Make your own version of the sauce with this chilli, or use it in any dish to add spicy flavour and heat. It is good fresh or cooked and has a delicious underlying sweetness. It is also an easy chilli to dry and make hot flakes or powder. Prolific plant.




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THAI BIRDSEYE



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Thailand / Asia

Heat Level: 8

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 3 cm long

Plant Size: 75 - 120 cm tall


Description:

The THAI BIRDSEYE (also known as Thai Hot, or simply as Birdseye) is a popular chilli used widely throughout Asia and Australia. It has a spicy flavour and a good heat. Use it fresh or cooked in any cuisine.    




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THAI BIRDSEYE ORANGE



















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Thailand

Heat Level: 9

Fruit Matures: pale yellow to orange

Fruit Size: 3 cm long

Plant Size: 60- 100 cm tall


Description:

The THAI BIRDSEYE ORANGE is a rare variety from the markets of Thailand. It is a very tasty chilli with a grape-like fruitiness and an intense heat. It is delicious fresh or cooked and it also makes a fiery orange sauce. The chillies have an upright growing habit and the bush looks beautiful covered in pale yellow and bright orange chillies.




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THAI DRAGON




















Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: Thailand

Heat Level: 8 - 9

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 4 - 6 cm long

Plant Size: 45 - 60 cm tall


Description:

The THAI DRAGON (also known as Asian Birdseye) is an heirloom variety that has a delicious piquant flavour and a spiciness that is typical of Thai chillies. The plant is prolific and looks very attractive covered in these slender chillies.     




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THUNDER MOUNTAIN LONGHORN
























Seeds: 10 - 15

Price: $4.00


Region: China

Heat Level: 8

Fruit Matures: green to red

Fruit Size: 15 - 30 cm long

Plant Size: 100 cm tall

Description:

The THUNDER MOUNTAIN LONGHORN comes from the Leigongshan Mountains in China, which are also known as the Thunder Mountains. The chillies are pungent with delicious spicy flavours and can grow up to 30cm in length.