Medium hot Varieties

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Dave:What chile pepper gives you medium heat level but does not linger on your taste buds or in your mouth?Charolette;Sometimes It’s Hotter Seasoning Co.Hello Charolette:That is a difficult question to answer. This is because individuals vary greatly in the heat level they can tolerate, and in their reaction to various capsaicinoids found in the chiles. For example, I can tolerate …

Nine hottest Chiles — according to Redwood City

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Hi Dave:Reading your Ask Dave section on chile varieties I noticed that you call the habanero the hottest pepper. I purchased a seed collection of the 9 hottest peppers in the world from Redwood City Seed Company. Of the 9 seed varieties 5 were rated hotter than the habanero and the top gun was tepins, then ’Indian PC 1’, pequin, …

Chinese Tien Tsin Peppers

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Hello Dave:I recently saw on the internet your new heat scale updated. I want to make a copy and can’t find it. Help. I also have some "Tien Tsin" peppers that say they are from China. Where do they fit on the scale?Thanks.WSFHello WSF:See here and here too on our site (heat level info). I’m not familiar with the ’Tien …

Indian Peppers Naga Jolokia, Tezpur Availability

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Dave:Do you know if there are seeds available to the general public of the Indian Pepper, ’Naga Jolokia’, or ’Tezpur’? And if so where I could obtain some?Bob BirksBob:There are some seed companies selling seeds they purport to be this variety, but in reality they are some other kind of Indian chile. To my knowledge, not only are these seeds …

What kind of Pepper is this

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Dave:When looking for good info about peppers I find call on the pros. I have a small pepper, it grows on a rather tall bush about three and a half foot high. The peppers point straight up, they start green, then turn yellow, then orange and then red. The bush looks like it is on fire. I call it my …