Cayenne Peppers may boost your metabolism, aid digestive health and it can help reduce hunger.
Cubanelle If you want to grow a sweet, mild pepper, try planting cubanelle peppers in your garden. The cubanelle pepper has a sweet taste with a little more heat than a bell pepper. Unlike bell peppers, which have thick walls, the cubanelle has thin walls, making it a great pick for frying or stuffing. Needs consistent water. Easy to grow.
Sweet Aji dulce peppers (Capsicum chinense) are small, sweet peppers similar to habaneros but without the heat. Aji dulce require moist soil and full sun. Great in sofrito!
Mild Loads of mildly pungent, 4" heart-shaped fruits that ripen from dark green to deep red. This is one of the most popular peppers grown in Mexico.
Ghost chilies are considered one of the hottest chili peppers in the world and were certified as the world's hottest pepper. They have a high capsaican content which is associated with anti-inflammatory properties. Growing ghost peppers is difficult compared to other hot peppers due to their requirements for a certain amount of humidity and heat, but it is possible.
Habananero Gardeners with a taste for spicy food should try to grow one of the hottest peppers, the habanero. Growing habanero peppers requires bright sun, warm temperatures and well-drained soil. As one of the hottest peppers in the world, habaneros have a high capsaican content which is associated with anti-inflammatory properties.
Jalapenos A spicy annual pepper that prefers lots of sun and water. Jalapeño peppers are rich in vitamins and contain capsaicin which is used as a natural pain reliever by many.
Green Sweet bell peppers are a perfect summer crop for your garden. Peppers grow best in well-drained, moist soils with lots of sun. Cages may be helpful to keep pepper plants staying upright when they're fruiting. Peppers are high in Vitamin C!
Red Sweet red peppers are warm-season crops that take patience and time to turn from green to red. Require lots of sun and moist soil. Red peppers are high in vitamins A and C.
Snacking Mix Snacking mix includes red, yellow, and orange snack peppers.These beautiful, mini-sized peppers are remarkably sweet and flavorful. They are delicious sautéed, as an addition to salads and, of course, perfect for a healthy snack!