NuMex Heritage Big Jim Capsicum annuum (80 days) Improved NuMex variety with distinctive New Mexico chile flavor and medium hot pungency. These seeds are Non-GMO. Large 9” pods have thick flesh and are moderately flat. The thick flat pods make these ideal for plate-size chile relleños stuffed with cheese or meat. Non GMO. The original NuMex Big Jim variety was known for its inconsistent pungency on the same plant. The heat level would vary from the top of the plant to the bottom. Peppers on the lower branches would be hotter than the peppers just above them. This new heritage variety has more flavor, better yields and produces a larger crop over the growing season. The heat level of the chiles is more consistent. Start seeds indoors 6 weeks prior to soil warming to 55°F. Transplant seedlings into rich well-draining soil 24” apart. Seeds can also be planted directly outside after soil warms. Harvest chiles when they are green and firm orleave them on plant to mature to red. Heat level: Medium Heat Scoville 2000 to 4000, Packet contains 30 seeds.
NuMex Joe E. Parker Capsicum annuum (80 days) Large 8” chiles have excellent flavor with thick flesh. These seeds are Non-GMO. This pepper turns from green to red quickly and has incredible production after the initial harvest. The great taste of this chile and its consistant heat level make it a favorite in New Mexico restaurants. Non GMO. This variety is an improved version of New Mexico 6-4 chosen by grower, Joe E. Parker and produced for gardener use in 1990. It has thicker walls, more flesh, and is longer than earlier versions. This makes it an ideal chile for stuffing (chile relleños), grilling and roasting. Found in fresh markets as ‘Hatch Medium’. Start seeds indoors 6 weeks prior to soil warming to 55°F. Then transplant seedlings into rich well- draining soil 24” apart. Seeds can be planted directly outside after soil warms. Harvest chiles when they are green and firm or leave on plant until mature and red. Heat level: Medium Scoville 1000 to 3000, Packet contains 30 seeds.
Hatch Green Medium - Big Jim Authentic green chile flavor and medium heat! This heirloom variety has been grown in the Hatch Valley of southwest New Mexico for over a century. Hatch is a term describing several different green chile varieties ranging from mild to extra hot. This Hatch Green variety offered here is Medium and perfect for roasting. Then use it every day in all your New Mexico inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Chiles are 7" long on productive 30” plants. Easy to grow and can be started indoors for an earlier harvest, or directly sown into warm moist soil and kept wet until germination. Capsicum annuum (75 days) Heirloom - Open-Pollinated Heat Level: Medium Scoville 2000 - 4000 ~ Packet contains 30 seeds.