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The Bullet pepper of any color, is a trademark,
owned by Craig & Sue Dremann of the Redwood City Seed Company.
HS = Craig's Hotness scale Copyrighted © 1984-2015, numbers rating each hot pepper, indicates how many ounces of sauce will have a detectable hotness when one one ounce of the pepper is added. d=dried pepper, f=fresh peppers.
To convert the HS numbers to the Scoville scale, multiply
Our SEED CATALOG contains these seeds.
Aji Yellow [HS:1,000 d)
Anaheim (life sized) (HS:25 f)
Ancho Mexican Large (life sized) (HS:22 f)
Barker, roasting pepper [HS:580 f]
Bhut Jolokia Smooth fruit [HS:60,000 d]
A Kentucky greenhouse hydoponic pepper growing family sent us pictures of their fresh Bhut harvests: When planted in 5 gallon pine bark bags with calcium nitrate added to the nutrient solution, plants grew by the end of the year to 3 feet across and 6 feet tall, producing 1,000 peppers on each plant. The weight of the fruit was treatening to break off branches. Photos copyright © 2010 by Gerald Locker, used with permission.
Those peppers sold for retail for $3 each and wholesale for 50 cents each, making the Bhut one of the most valuable legal agricultural products you can grow, and at 100 fruit per pound, the value was from $50-300 per pound, yielding $500-$3,000 per plant. Until growers start producing acres of this pepper, the production from 1,000 plants could buy you a nice home.
There are several strains of seed of the Bhut Jolokia from many other sources, with a very wide range in their heat levels, and we measured the fresh fruit from 7,143 to 25,000 and the heat level for the dried fruit can be as high as HS: 35,000.
Calif. Mild (HS:50 d)
Cascabel (HS:1,600 d)...Catarina (HS:150-4,400 d)....Cayenne Long Slim (HS:625 f)
Cherry Large Hot (HS:125 f)....Chimayo (HS:370 f)
Chilhuacle Amarillo [HS:156 d]...Negro [HS:185 d}..Rojo [HS:192 d]
Chilaca, Pasilla or Mexican Negro (HS:72 d)
d]..Costeno Amarillo [100 d]
Costeno Rojo [192 d]
Cubanelle (HS: 1.5 f)
De Agua [HS:1,193 d] .......................De Arbol (8,000 d) dried pods
Espanola (HS: 131 f)
Fresno (HS: 178 f)...................................Guajillo (1,300 f)
GHOST PEPPER - see Bhut
THE HABANEROS (Capsicum chinense) --also see the Scotch Bonnets.
Habanero Craig's Orange Deluxe....Hananero Mustard (HS:36,810 d)
Habanero Peach (HS:41,558 d).......Habanero Gold Bullet® tall [HS:24,390 d]
Habanero White Bullet®. A single plant loaded with fruit [HS: 19,000 d]
Bullet® Habanero peppers are a Federally registered trademark, owned by Craig & Sue Dremann of the Redwood City Seed Company.
Hungarian Yellow Wax (HS:42 f)
.Jal.Early [HS:700 f]..Jalapeño M (HS:238 f)
Jalapeño Craig's Grande (life size) [HS:1,230 f when red-ripe]
Japones (HS: 16,000 d)......................Joe E. Parker (HS:53 f)
Manzanos or Rocotos
Manzano Orange (HS:500 f)..Red (600 f).....Yellow (840 f
One Manzano plant
Grows like grape or a berry vine, with multiple canes growing from the roots, and in the first year, can get to be six feet long. If plants are kept above 50 degrees F. through the winter, by the third year, can produce 15 foot long vines, yielding a harvest of 500-1,000 pounds of fruit per plant.
Mulato (HS:135 d)............New Mexico 6-4L (HS:3 f)
Numex Big Jim (HS:238 f)..................Pequin (HS:20,000 d)
Puya (dried) (HS: 1,250 d).....Sadabahar [HS:60,000 d]
Sandia (HS:42 f)
Santa Fe Grande (HS:1,120 f)
THE SCOTCH BONNETS (Capsicum chinense) -- also see the Habaneros
Haiti Red [6,000 d]
Fatali(HS: 17,582 f)
Nelson's Yellow [HS:17,582 f]..Tobago Red [HS:17,141 f]
Tabasco (HS:10,000 f)....Tepin (HS:20K-64K d)......Thai Large (HS:13,300 d)
Trinidad Scorpion Craig's Deluxe--fresh fruit and dried [HS: 100,000-144,000 d]
Zimbabwe Bird (HS;19,500 d)
SWEET PEPPER PICTURES
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Banana Sweet.....California Wonder Gold
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