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Jalapeno Pepper Basics: Growing Jalapenos 101

By Grow Hot Peppers / November 30, 2012

Jalapeno peppers are one of the most popular and sough-after chillies around. You can grow your own jalapeƱos so you can try different varieties, like the Purple Jalapeno, and have an unlimited supply all year long! Read on to learn the basics of growing these delicious peppers.


Growing the Habanero Plant

By Grow Hot Peppers / November 1, 2012

Anyone who loves hot sauces or salsas may think of growing the habanero plant. If you can grow tomatoes, you can also grow habanero peppers because their requirements are similar. Origins The habanero chile pepper is one of the hottest chile peppers in the Capsicum family. The unripe fruit is green, though the mature peppers […]


Fertilizing Your Chillies: A Sample Feeding Schedule

By Grow Hot Peppers / February 8, 2012

You have a lot of options when it comes to how and when you fertilize (feed) your chili peppers. As you become an experienced grower, you’ll develop your own preferences based on your climate, soil conditions and pepper growing environment (for example, in a pot or in the ground). If you’re new to chillies and […]


Grow Ghost Pepper Plants

By Grow Hot Peppers / March 12, 2011

Between 2006 to 2010, the ghost pepper was given the world’s hottest pepper title by Guinness World Records. This distinct chile is also known as “Bhut Jolokia” and “Naga Morich,” which all refer to the pepper that is over 1 million Scoville units hot and three times hotter than the habanero. If you’ve ever enjoyed […]

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