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Q.How Do I Know What Kind of Chili Peppers I Have

Zone 54904 | bigtuna added on August 24, 2012 | Answered

How do know what kind of chili peppers I have and how do I know when it’s time to pick them?

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Answered on September 4, 2012

If you send us a picture, we may be able to identify them.

For most chilies, you can harvest them either green or colored. Green will be milder but more bitter while colored (red, yellow, orange or purple typically) will be sweeter but hotter.

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