CHILLI ANAHEIM – ON SALE NOW! BIG, TASTY, NICE AND MILD! BACON WRAPPED IS DIVINE! $2.20 $1.00

ANAHEIM IS NOT JUST KNOWN FOR DISNEYLAND THOUGH LIKE MOST AT DISNEYLAND…THIS ONE WILL BE A NICE, MILD RIDE!! A BIT OF A MILD ONE – PERFECT TO STUFF THEN WRAP IN BACON! YUM! CHANGES COLOUR FROM GREEN TO RED WITH SOME OF THESE TURNING BROWN TO NEAR BLACK AT FULL RIPENESS.

Description
Anaheim chilli peppers are defined by their elongated curved lime green pod and their mild, sweet flavour. The chilli’s skin is waxy, glossy and semi thick. Inside the pod is a thin white seeded membrane. Raw Anaheim chillies are bright, succulent and slightly peppery in flavour. Cooked Anaheim chillies, whether slow roasted or grilled obtain a depth of rich, sweet and tangy flavours.

Anaheim chillies are harvested immature anywhere between four inches and ten inches in length. If allowed to reach maturity, Anaheim chillies will eventually turn a deep red colour, lose their moisture and shrink significantly in size. A mild-flavoured pepper it ranges from 500 to 2,500 units on the Scoville scale.

Anaheim chilli peppers are available year-round with a peak season in mid-summer.

Anaheim chilli peppers, also known as the California chili or Magdalena is a perennial chilli pepper grown primarily as an annual. When reaching full maturity, the Anaheim chilli is also known as Chilli Colorado. In dried form the Anaheim chilli is called chilli Seco Del Norte.

Anaheim chillies are of the species, Capsicum annuum, a species of peppers native to South America. All Capsicum annuum cultivars are green when unripe and will eventually become red, some turning brown and near black when reaching full maturity. The Anaheim chilli’s principal use is for canning, though they are also sold widely as a fresh market mild chilli pepper.

Grow Notes
Plant in full sun but keep well-watered. They need a well-drained soil enriched with plenty of organic matter.

Can be grown in containers or gardens. Once fruiting plants may need staking if starting to lean. Pick regularly to encourage more fruit.

Chilli plants are susceptible to mildews and may need protection from aphids.

Sow
Sow direct or in pots in Spring or after frost chance has passed. If living in a warmer climate they can be grown in any season. Sow 5mm deep with 50cm spacing and 100cm between rows.

Keep soil moist but never wet.

Germination
7-21 days at 22-35°C

Maturity
70-90 days

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