Count Dracula pepper

Count Dracula Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Count Dracula peppers? Some chili peppers do colorful against the grain. That’s the story for the Count Dracula pepper. It doesn’t do the bright greens, oranges, and yellows of many popular ornamental peppers. Instead, it sets a darkly dramatic, Gothic scene of blacks, …

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Jalafuego pepper

Jalafuego Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are jalafuego peppers? Like everything in your life super-sized? Meet the Jalafuego pepper. It’s everything you love about the popular jalapeño pepper, just more of it. This hybrid, often nearly doubling the size of a traditional jalapeño, makes one tasty popper pepper – not only …

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NuMex Big Jim

NuMex Big Jim Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are NuMex Big Jim peppers? New Mexican peppers are often big-bodied — from Anaheim peppers to Hatch chilies they are meaty and thick. But none hold a candle to the likes of the NuMex Big Jim. It’s the giant of the pepper world topping …

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filius blue pepper

Filius Blue Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Filius Blue peppers? Shades of blue are one of the least common color schemes of pepper plants. The Filius Blue, therefore, stands out among ornamental peppers, with its tiny chilies taking on deep dark indigo blue and purplish hues. It’s a compact chili …

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Explosive Ember pepper

Explosive Ember Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Explosive Ember peppers? Ornamental peppers come in many colors, often brightening up landscaping like Christmas lights, but few have the sense of drama of the Explosive Ember pepper. It’s a bold look – pods in shades of jewel-tone purple and red against dark …

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