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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Pretty In Purple Pepper

Pretty In Purple Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Pretty in Purple peppers? With its eye-catching purplish hue, the Pretty in Purple pepper is a top choice for those seeking a colorful ornamental chili. Its pods shine with a purple hue – like there’s an inner purple brightness to the fruits. While …

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Satan’s Kiss Pepper

Satan’s Kiss Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Satan’s Kiss peppers? The Satan’s Kiss pepper (a.k.a. Baccio de Satana) has a playful look: small and round, cherry pepper-like. But its name should warn you that there’s something hidden behind its cute facade. Yes, this Italian heirloom pepper has a surprising punch …

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Bod'e Pepper

Bod’e Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are bod’e peppers? Like many small chili peppers, the bod’e pepper’s size belies a surprisingly nuanced fruity flavor. Behind their cherry-like looks is a habanero-like fruitiness with a nice hint of smoke – all. And that’s all without that habanero-like heat. In fact, for …

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Black Cuban pepper

Black Cuban Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Black Cuban peppers? Color is a whole plant affair with the Black Cuban pepper. It’s not only the fruits that take on stunning dark hues, it’s the leaves and stems too. This dark detail makes for one stunning and dramatic ornamental pepper. And …

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Inca Red Drop pepper

Inca Red Drop Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Inca Red Drop peppers? With its tiny profile and tear-drop shape, the Inca Red Drop cuts quite the profile in the garden as an ornamental pepper. But unlike many ornamentals, the Inca Red Drop provides delicious flavor too – a fruitiness akin to …

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aji colorado

Aji Colorado Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Aji Colorado? The aji colorado may not be the first aji pepper that comes to mind when thinking of Peruvian chilies, but there’s a lot to love here, from their strong, yet eatable heat (20,000 to 30,000 Scoville heat units) to their deliciously …

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aji pineapple

Aji Pineapple Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Aji Pineapple peppers? Peruvian aji peppers are well known for their flavor. Most have a delicious fruitiness that leans towards tropical, and the Aji Pineapple is no exception Its flavor is reminiscent of pineapple – fruity and sweet. That, with its very eatable …

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Little Elf pepper

Little Elf Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Little Elf peppers? If you love holiday colors – festive reds, greens, and more – the Little Elf pepper will bring a lot of joy to your space. It’s among the most colorful ornamental peppers – those reds and greens are peppered with …

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sangria pepper

Sangria Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Sangria peppers? Talk about a blast of color. The Sangria pepper is confetti-like in the garden – a world of whites, yellows, oranges, reds, and purples, all on the same plant. It’s one of the more festive ornamental peppers you’ll come across and …

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