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PEPPERS

Sweet Peppers

Abay

This large and fancy blocky yellow bell is field grown with a greenhouse look.


Aji Dolce

We are growing Aji Dolce for Carla & Adrienne Ramos from Sofregit.com. It looks like a red habanero and has the same aromatic essence and flavor found in habaneros, BUT it has no heat.This pepper is used to season dishes and is an important ingredient for sofrito, a sauce used in several Latin American cuisines.


Aura

Golden yellow, thick walled 4-5" long deliciously sweet and fruity, trios with Lipstick and Glow for colorful tasty mix.


Biscayne

Early, productive Cubanelle. Avg. 6" x 2 1/4", cylindrical, lobed-end fruits famous for frying. Unripe color is pale green.


Carmen

Best tasting sweet frying Italian pepper - corno di toro type. Carmen has a lovely sweet taste for salads and roasting, especially when partially or fully red-ripe.


Corno di Toro

The largest of the sweet stuffing peppers, it is first-rate, fresh or roasted. Fruits turn a stunning red or brilliant yellow when ripe and have a long, curved, tapering, non-bell shape.


Cupid

Cupid is truly a Mini-Red-Bell. Just stunning and postiviely delicious. Great snacking, perfect for stuffing and as a fresh eating snack.


Early Sunsation

Large smooth 4" fruits are just lovely for everything you want to do with a yellow pepper.


Eros

Slightly tapered fruits are the same size, avg. 2” x 1 3/4”, with a sweet and slightly fruity flavor.


Flamingo

Peppers turn from ivory yellow to orange red when mature. Its flavor is sweet and succulent, delicious in salads or very good for pickling.


Flavor Burst

Sweet juicy thick flesh matures from a bright apple green rapidly to a vibrant yellow/orange-bright sunny waxy yellow. It is a 3-lobbed, slightly tapered bell that has excellent sweet flavor.


Galileo

Wonderful pepper that is uniform in size and shape.


Glow

Bright orange, thick walled 4-5" long, deliciously sweet - trios with Lipstick and Aura for colorful pepper mix.


Gourmet

Early orange bell has thick juicy walls and fruity sweet taste. Medium-large, very blocky fruits are bigger than Corona and easier to grow under a wider variety of conditions.


Intruder

Large, firm, 4 x 4 3/4 in / 10 x 10.5 cm, 4 lobed, uniform fruit are produced on extra large, continuously setting erect plants. Very dark green smooth skin.


Islander

3-lobed, medium-size, thick-fleshed peppers with a mild, slightly sweet taste. Fruits ripen through a showy stage of violet, yellow and orange streaks, eventually turning a rich, very dark red.


Karisma

Large fruit that have thick walls, an attractive glossy green color and smooth appearance.


Lipstick

Many consider Lipstick the most delicious sweet pepper. Heavy, attractive, dark green fruits are about 4" long and taper to a blunt point. They ripen to a glossy, rich red. Thick, juicy, and sweet for salads and cooking, and perfect for roasting and salsa.


Lunchbox Orange

Beautiful Mini Snack peppers that came from Johnny's breeding program - they are remarkably sweet and flavorful. Delicious sauteed, great in salads and perfect for a healthy snack. Come in Red, Yellow and Orange.


Lunchbox Red

Beautiful Mini Snack peppers that came from Johnny's breeding program - they are remarkably sweet and flavorful. Delicious sauteed, great in salads and perfect for a healthy snack. Come in Red, Yellow and Orange.


Lunchbox Yellow

Beautiful Mini Snack peppers that came from Johnny's breeding program - they are remarkably sweet and flavorful. Delicious sauteed, great in salads and perfect for a healthy snack. Come in Red, Yellow and Orange.


Merlot Dark

This very large, thick-walled bell sports deep violet tones with a crisp-sweet bite.


Milena

Gorgeous pepper that we grow in field but looks like a greenhouse pepper. It's medium sized for the "place-pack" that is widely available during the winter months. A real winner of great sweet taste and fantastic orange color.


Orange Blaze

Expect very sweet flavor and a full orange color.


Oranos

Super sweet Italian frying-type with spectacular neon orange color. Compliment to our Yellow Xanthi.


Purple Beauty

Crisp texture and mild, sweet flavor.


Red Knight

Red Knight became our favorite Red Bell in 2013. It yielded big, sweet, heavy blocky peppers that matured early to red in the season, it also has good protection against diseases.


Revolution

This is an outstanding bell pepper variety. Extra-large blocky thick-walled peppers are four-lobed, about 4-1/2 inches long and wide, with firm, thick flesh turning from green to an eventual brilliant red.


Rounds of Hungary

Specialty pimento chesse pepper. Ribbed, flattened fruits have very thick, sweet delicious flesh - this pepper tastes divine and is a real treat. Great shape for stuffing, cooking and best of all fresh eating.


Shishito

This small, sweet , thin-walled glossy green peppers grows up to 3-4" long, Popular in Japan and is highly saught after by chefs.


SWEET HABANERO

Looks and smells for all the world like a Habenero, the hottest pepper known to home gardeners. Yet you can bite right into it and enjoy crunchy-sweet flavor!


Tequila Hybrid

A true purple sweet bell, deeper in color and earlier in maturity than the Lilac pepper.


TomCat

Tomcat is one nice green pepper - dark green, large fruit are extra hard, heavy and thickwalled. It has a greenhouse-look, slightly smaller that vanguard and has good disease package so it makes it a winner.


Vanguard

Beautiful deep green smooth fruits - might be our favorite green type.


Xanthi

Sweet Yellow Italian frying pepper that is the pure yellow counterpart to Oranos.


Yummy HPS Mix

Nearly seedless, crisp and very sweet. Just 2.5" long, these "snack peppers" are great for fresh eating, salsa and anytime you just don't need a big pepper.


Yummy Orange

Petite 2" long apricot orange, extra sweet mini peppers are tender and crisp, nearly seedless and good-keeping.


Hot Peppers

Anaheim TMR

Aka New Mexican Chile, this is a moderately pungent fruit and is deep green and turns red a full maturity. Peppers are 5.5" long and 2" wide.


Ancho 211

Most authentic-tasting ancho, slightly thinner walled that Tiburon.


Ascent

Thai-style, mini peppers pack a pungent punch of heat!


Bangkok

Small fiery-hot chili fruits - use fresh or great for drying to make hot pepper flakes.


Bulgarian Carrot (Chile)

This very heavy-yielding, open-pollinated heirloom variety has a super-hot flavor you'll love!


Capperino

Hot cherry for stuffing and pickling. Fruits have a moderate heat level and avg. 1 1/2" in diameter - just perfect for stuffing.


Chenzo

Tastes as good as it looks! Use fresh in your favorite recipes or can be dried.


Cherry Big Bomb

2" fruit grow quickly to brilliant red. Moderately pungent with thick walls. Great for stuffing.


Chocolate Habanero

Don’t let the chocolate color fool you; these are not candy, but rather flaming- hot fruit. People love the heat and flavor that these chocolate fruit are packed with, but be careful and use in moderation.


Devil

These are very hot and close to the heat level of the Ghost Chile or Bhut Jolokia. Use for seasoning or cooking your favorite spicy dishes.


Explosive Ember

Ornamental hot pepper. The brightest edible ornamental yet. Even the Leaves are Purple!


Fatali

Pungent, citrusy and very, very hot. Perfect for salsas and sauteing.


Filius Blue

A wonderful, ornamental pepper. These compact plants have a wonderful bluish tinge and produce lovely, small violet-blue fruit that are quite hot.


Fish Pepper

Very unusual - 1-2" long -striped with creamy white and green eventually turning orange-red. Very hot and used to season fish and shellfish.


Fresno

Mildly hot. ideal for eating fresh, stuffing, canning, pickling, frying, sauteing, and more.


Ghost - Bhut Jolokia

One of the hottest peppers in the world takes a month to germinate, it likes warm summer nights to get the heat on, we grow it because it's a challenge and often asked for.


Golden Cayenne

Beautiful lemon Cayenne color. Flavor is intense and hot.


Habanero Red

Hot pepper, bright red color.


Havasu

Havasa is a Sante Fe/Fresno pepper, 3.5 x 2" conical shaped with thick walls... Usually harvested in a mix ranging from pale yellow to orange and red.


Helios

Fruits avg. 2 3/4” X 1 1/2” and are very hot.


Highlander

Great multi-purpose chile, flesh is thick and crisp and delicious mild heat richly satisfying chile flavor.


Hot Rod

Traditional Serrano with 3" fruit.


Hungarian Hot Wax

Yellow hot pepper smooth waxy fruits tapering to a point. Thick-flesh for frying. Color changes from yeloow to orange to red. Also a nice pickling pepper. Medium heat.


Hot Jalapeno Chile El Jefe

Classic Jalapeno with less checks (cracking) - excellent in salsa or stuffed... pickle or eat fresh if you can take the heat. When red these jalapenos are smoked then dried to make CHIPOTLES.


Hot Paper Lantern

Packs the hot punch of a habanero - the fruit is stunning red with with an elongated shape (3-4"long).


Hot Purira

Known for their colorful display and strong heat. Peppers are 2” long and point upward, ripening from pale yellow to purple striped and finally to orangy-red when ripe.


Hungarian Yellow Wax

The Hungarian wax is a large pepper that tapers to a rounded point and has thin, translucent skin. The waxy skin is flavorful and does not need to be peeled. The pepper has a medium to mild heat.


Inferno Hot Banana

8" by 1-1/2" fruits with outstanding flavor - just hot enough to taste good with everything.


Jalafuego

Smooth dark fruits are resistant to checks (cracking) which our customers prefer (although surface cracking on jalapenos is a desirable trait south of the border). This is our favorite Jalapeno to grow (great taste and highest yielding).


Jalapeno Purple

Dark Purple and pretty in our mix - tastes just like a Jalapeno but really brighten that salsa up!


JALORO YELLOW JALAPENO

Very meaty with thick walls, juicy and a small core. Flavor of a jalapeno but with a slight fruit finish. Heat is slow to build, then shoots up and slowly drops off. Excellent pickled, for salsa or any Mexican dish.


Joe's Long Cayenne (Chile)

It turns bright red for homemade hot sauce and dries well for ristras and delicious, dried hot pepper flakes. The 8-10" long, thin-fleshed fruits taper to a skinny point.


LARGE RED CHERRY HOT

Smooth, dark green to cherry red fruit. Fruits measure 1-1/2” to 2” across and are hot.


Lemon Drop

Terrifically hot, citrus flavored heirloom from Peru. Bright yellow, crinkled, cone shaped 2-1/2" long. The cavity contains very few seeds. They dry very nicely.


Magnum Habanero

Typical habanero with bonnet shape and a gorgeous shiny bright orange color.


Mariachi Hybrid

This Fresno/Sante Fe is superior size, mild delicate gourmet flavor with fruity overtones great for cooking, grilling, pickling and in salads.


Maya

Outstanding appearance, flavor, and burn. Peppers are lantern shaped and longer and more slender than a typical habanero, averaging 3-4" long.


Nu Mex Joe Parker (Chile)

Peppers are mildly hot and turn from green to red when mature.


Orange Scotch Bonnet

We love scotch bonnets and are continually challenged by their long growing season (120 days) in order to get that delicious smokey and fiery hot pepper that we crave. This year we are planting them in the tunnels to see if we get the flavor we are looking for.


Padron

Small thin-skinned peppers from Spain and are mild when they are young and great to saute whole in olive oil with a dash of salt for tapas with a surprise because the peppers range in their hotness (more mature peppers will all get hot.


PEPPERONE (PICANNTE CALABRESE)

This is a small, round hot pepper, one to two inches in diameter. Bright red when ripe. Moderate heat. This is a classic Italian hot pepper used fresh or for pickling, or even dried.


POBLANO L

Dark green peppers mature to almost brown and are 5 inches long and 2-1/2 inches wide with a slight taper and blunt end.


Red Flame

Excellent flavor - sweet and hot - quick drying 6-6.5" long.


Red Mushroom

Wide mushroom shaped hot peppers. Peppers are hot and turn from green to red when mature.


Red Rocket (Chile)

Early ristra pepper. Tapered, thin-walled, 5-6" long fruits. Dries quickly to a bright crimson red. Dried fruits have tender flesh which is nice and soft when cooked.


Rey Pakal

Beautiful Red Habanero, slightly less than the hottest habanero - but still ridicously hot.


Ring-Of-Fire (Chile)

Peppers are very hot and turn from green to red when mature. Plant has green stems, green leaves, and white flowers. Excellent dried and used as pepper flakes.


ROCOTILLO

Rocotillo pepper is a type of chile pepper that originated in Peru. Unripe rocotillos are green or yellow, but the color at maturity varies. Common colors are red, orange or brown.


Royal Black

This is the blackest pepper we grow. Its small, grows on a gorgeous purple plant, dark stems and pretty purple flowers. Very hot.


San Ardo

Dark green fruit has a mild heat. Fresh and green, poblanos are used for chile rellenos and also dried.


Serrano Del Sol

Large Serrano, pungent like a jalapeno - versatile for sauces, salsa, or flavoring.


SPARTACUS

Elongated, large, orange habanero with high yields. Ideal for processing markets.


STOKED HUNGARIAN HOT

Stoked is an excellent replacement for Inferno, Volcano or Surefire peppers.


Super Chili

One of the hottest, most pungent chili peppers. This 1988 All-America Selections Winner features a highly ornamental, semicompact, 24” plant bearing 2-1/2” elongated fruits with plenty of hot chili flavor.


Tabasco

The tabasco pepper is a variety of chili pepper species Capsicum frutescens. It is best known through its use in Tabasco sauce, followed by peppered vinegar.


Tepin

Some claim this is the hottest pepper in the world. Handle the fruit very carefully, wash hands after handling. Do not allow near your eyes and keep away from children.


Thai Hot

This delicious hot, zesty pepper is also a festive ornamental for the patio, container, or border.


Tiburon

Large dark Poblano great for chile relleno.


Time Bomb

Big bright red hot cherry peppers, thick walled peppers 2" wide and long - medium hot perfect for pickling or stuffing.


White Habanero

This Caribbean variety is a favorite for its smoky taste and extreme heat. Ornamental and unique.


YELLOW MUSHROOM

The squash-like fruits of Yellow Mushroom mature from green to an attractive yellow. The fruits are plenty hot, so taste with caution! Can be dried and used as seasoning.

Hepworth Farms 506 South Road Milton, NY 12547 / telephone: (845) 795-2007