Habanero Planting

The Habanero Planting Guide: A To Zing

Ready to grow the most popular extra-hot chili? Combining big heat and a delicious fruity flavor, the habanero pepper has built up quite the spicy reputation in the kitchen. And for those with a green thumb, growing habaneros is the perfect way to keep a continuous …

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When to pick jalapenos

When To Pick Jalapeños: A Primer For Fielding The Freshest Flavors

Lucky you!

You’re growing jalapeños, seeing the fruits age, and likely salivating like Pavlov’s dog to get them from plant to plate. But when’s the right time? What should you look for that’ll signify when to pick jalapeños for the absolute best flavor? Well, that depends on whether you want them for fresh use or for drying. Let’s review both so that you’ll have the best flavor possible.

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Growing hot peppers from seed

How To Grow Hot Peppers From Seed

Growing hot peppers from seed is rewarding and easy to do.

There’s nothing like seeing the tiny seeds you gently nurture grow into thriving, robust plants bearing some of the hottest eats in the world. Start the seeds indoors in containers, preferably in a sunny windowsill or on a countertop that gets lots of light. Your seedlings will need at least six hours of sunlight. Most hot peppers grow best in warm environments, so the warmer the spot, the better the seedlings will do.

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Growing cayenne pepper

Beginner’s Guide To Growing Cayenne Pepper

Easier than it looks…

Growing cayenne pepper is relatively simple, providing you manage a few variables carefully. Like many peppers, their biggest problems are temperature and water content of the soil. However, care and attention easily keep these problems from becoming your problems and allow for a good harvest.

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Growing hot peppers in containers

Small Space Spice: Growing Hot Peppers In Containers

You can grow chilies – even with little space. If you love heat in your culinary creations, you’ll be happy to know that growing hot peppers in containers is not only possible, but easy. It doesn’t matter what your chili of choice is – whether jalapeño, habanero, …

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Growing Habanero Peppers

Growing Habanero Peppers: A Steady Supply Of Homegrown Heat

Container or garden, habaneros will thrive…

The savviest heat-lovers grow their own chili peppers, and rarely have to go without that extra kick. That’s especially true for some of the hottest chili peppers, like the habanero, that may not be available at your local store. If you seek the heat of this spicy chili more often than most, growing habanero may be your best choice. Below, you’ll find some simple tips that’ll help you grow these chilies at home.

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