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Anaheim Mild Chili Pepper

Anaheim Mild Chili Pepper

Anaheim Chili peppers originated in New Mexico and are often called a hatch type pepper, named from the area in NM where they're from. In 1894, Emilio Ortega of Anaheim, CA first sold them to the public. They can be red or green but typically used green instead of waiting on them to turn red.


Anaheim peppers are a heirloom chili pepper with much less heat than an average jalapeno. They are extra large, typically 8 to 10 inches long and have a tapered shape with thick, slightly thick skin. Anaheim peppers are often used in Mexican dishes like salsa, soups, and stews and as part of holy trinity in Cajun food. Stuff with cheese, roast and fry them for authentic chile rellenos.


Peppers freeze well whole.


Interplant with basil, marigolds, calendula, onions, garlic, chives, thyme, rosemary, and oregano to improve flavor, increase harvest, repel harmful pests, and attract beneficial insects like bees and ladybugs.


Starter will be in a 4" reusable nursery pot.

  • Pick Up Info

    Shipping is not available for live plants.

    We will keep your plants thriving until right before it's time for you to plant them in your garden.  Orders will be ready to pick up at our farm in Greenwood Springs, Mississippi, March-May. 

    Orders over $200 can be scheduled for free, front-door delivery to Monroe County, MS. customers.  We'll also have a few delivery drops in North Columbus and Tupelo and are happy to meet customers with any order size at our drop locations.

Ready to pick up in March - May
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