The Jalapeño (Capsicum Annuum) is probably the mostly widely know chilli variety in the world.
A chocolate brown variety of Habanero / Scotch Bonnet. Originating from Jamaica, this is one of the hottest Habaneros.
Red Habanero, very hot and fruity. Normally available Aug-Nov
100g Mixed Habaneros (a mixture of Big Sun, Fatalii and Paper Lantern Habaneros).
A wonderful plant covered in elegant, 12cm-long and narrow fruits, ripening to red. A tall plant (50cm) with an abundant crop. These thin-walled fruits are ideal for drying and for use in Asian cooking.Harvest: Pick when they turn red - about 85 days from potting-on.
Heat: 10,000 Scovile heat units.
Average contents 20 seeds.
This very productive plant is upright-growing and reaches about 60cm in height. The fruits are about 13cm long, thin and twisty with a pungent heat. It makes quite a spectacle as a conservatory or patio plant.
A very hot Habanero type chilli that looks similar to 'Fatalli', but smaller fruits on a compact plant. Fruits ripen from green to yellow.
A stuuning plant for a windowsill or patio. A small (30cm), spreading plant with solid purple or variegated purple and green.
This is a very attractive chilli plant that produces an abundance of chillies - ideal as a pot plant for indoors. The fruits provide a multi-colour display as they ripen.
Also known as the 'New Mexican Chilli,' this moderately hot fruit is deep green, turning red. Very smooth fruits, 18cm long and 4cm wide on tall (50cm), productive plants that offer good foliage cover for the fruit. Excellent for stuffing.
This large mild chilli is revered in Mexico and the USA and used extensively in Mexican-style cooking.
A dwarf ornamental chilli plant. Fruits are upright and 4cm long, and change from ivory-coloured to bright red.
The famous Scotch Bonnet is named for its resemblance to a Tam o'shanter hat. The flavour is similar to other 'Habanero' types and the fruits are used to make hot sauces throughout the Caribbean.
This is an amazingly beautiful shrub-like bush which can grow up to 1m tall. It is covered with small upright multi-coloured chillies with purple, orange yellow and red all showing at the same time. Very hot.
This Italian chilli is a great chilli for pickling - little or no heat, and delicious when pickled in white wine vinegar.
A large yellow variety of Habanero / Scotch Bonnet. Fleshier and more waxy than the thinner fleshed Orange Habanero.
This is the Spanish delicacy often served in Tapas bars. These are picked immature and green, and usually fried in olive oil and sea salt.
The largest of New Mexican varieties, this chilli has pods up to 30cm long that weigh as much as 100g. Their size makes them a favourite for chilli rellenos. Plant 50cm high.
Hold your own Chilli Challenge with our specially chosen bags of chillies in varying heats.
Demon Red is a small hot chilli plant that has been bred for growing in containers, indoors or outdoors, on the windowsill or patio.
Thick & fleshy with a medium heat - about 3 inches long. Picked yellow. Ideal for cooking, salsa or stuffing with cheese. Normally available Mid July to the end of November.
These are larger than normal cherry chillies and very thick fleshed, very much like a plum tomato. These are one of our favourites, hotter than normal cherries, great for stuffing with cheese and a wonderful flavour. Normally available late July to the end of November.
A Cayenne-type chilli. This is normally available from late July and is the best source of early season heat.
A large broad pepper tapering to a point, up to 6 inches long with a mild heat. Revered for its quality as a stuffing pepper. Stuff it with meat, cheese, rice or vegetables then bake them. Very popular in the USA and Mexico. Traditionally cooked green.
Another classic, medium-heat, American/New Mexican chilli - also know as the California or New Mexico pepper.
The Trinidad scorpion replaced the Bhut Jolokia as the world's hottest chilli in 2011 when it was officially measured to have a heat of 1,463,700 Scoville heat units.
The Carolina Reaper has been measured at over 2 million scoville units and is the hottest chilli we currently grow. Take great care when chopping these chillies - gloves are advised.
Great tasting and odd-shaped variety from the Baccatum speicies - like the Aji Limon and Aji Red.
This plants has had many admirers in our show tunnel over the past few years. Purple leaves and purple to deep-red fruits about an inch long. This is a small plant (no more than 12" high normally) and is ideal for a windowsill.
A classic, mild-heat, American/New Mexican chilli.