About Chimayo

75–85 days. 300-year-old New Mexican heirloom that was almost extinct. The Chimayo Chile Project preserved the native seed reserves and revived farming of this medium-hot pepper. The 4–7” thin-walled chilis have a smoky, earthy flavor. Excellent for roasting and drying.

About Pepper, Hot

Many shapes. Degrees of heat are measured in Scoville heat units (SHU).

Pot Size & Price
3.5-in. pot
Sunlight Exposure
Full Sun
Plant Traits
Cold Sensitive

Other varieties of Pepper, Hot

Hot Pepper Flaming Flare, bright red peppers
Photo from All American Selections

Flaming Flare

Hot Pepper Wenk's Yellow, short hot peppers in light green, yellow, orange and red
Photo from Seed Savers Exchange

Wenk's Yellow