Red, and Green, Hot Chile Peppers

Learn all about everyone’s favorite spicy vegetables, hot chile peppers, from the common chilies to the Ghost Pepper.

‘Annuum’ is the most common species and the most widely cultivated of the five. It includes the ‘Ancho,’ ‘Bell’, ‘Cayenne,’ ‘Cherry,’ ‘De Arbol,’ ‘Jalapeno,’ ‘Mirasol,’ ornamental types, New Mexican types (shown here), ‘Paprika,’ ‘Pimiento,’ ‘Pequin,’ ‘Serrano,’ Squash-type and Wax peppers.
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