Chimayo Pepper


The northern New Mexico town of Chimayo is famous for its red chile sauce made from this heirloom variety. More accurately classified as a warm pepper than a hot one, Chimayo’s rich sweet flavor stays in the foreground. 3-6” peppers ripen early, making it a good choice for short season regions & climate challenges. Selected by Slow Food’s “Ark of Taste” as a threatened American food tradition.

Culture: Seeds germinate at 80 degrees, and young plants are very frost-sensitive, so start indoors in March or April for best results.

Approx. 60 seeds per packet
Grown in Potter Valley, California
Certified Organic by CCOF
Open-pollinated, non-GMO
Heirloom variety

Reviews (3)


Well packaged, fast shipping, great seed store. I plan on using these peppers in salsa!

Packaged with the history of the pepper included. I am very happy I bought from this seller.

Arrived in a week and packaged well. Can't wait to plant!

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