Types of Hot Peppers

Types of Hot Peppers

There are a ton of different types of hot peppers! Sandia Seed is all about chile peppers, and we carry over 100 types of peppers from around the world. Try growing a new type of hot pepper this year! We add new varieties each season, so you can grow peppers of the world in your garden!

View our full list of all the types of peppers
we carry in one place on our online seed catalog »


Technically, all peppers are part of the genus Capsicum, which includes the full range of peppers including super hot peppers like the Carolina Reaper as well as sweet peppers such as the Bell Pepper. We like all chile peppers, both sweet, mild and super spicy. They all have their various uses, whether it be to add depth and flavor to dishes or for fiery salsa recipes or chile stews. For ideas, view all of our favorite pepper recipes »

Types of Hot Peppers


Here is a list of all of our
types of hot peppers we carry:

Dynamite Green Chile - XXHot!

SIMILAR TO JALAPENOS
Fresno
Mirasol
Santa Fe Grande

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Check out our Ghost Peppers:

Types of Hot Peppers: Ghost Pepper Seeds

If you like sweet too, we also have a great selection of types of sweet and mild peppers:

SWEET PEPPERS

Bell Pepper - Cal Wonder Golden
Bell Pepper - Cal Wonder Green
Mini Orange Lunchbox Bell Pepper 
Bell Purple Beauty

Bell Sweet Chocolate - our earliest pepper!
Cubanelle
Fushimi
Red Marconi
Jimmy Nardello
NuMex Trick or Treat Habanero (no heat!)
Padron
Pimiento
Shishito
Sweet Hungarian Wax

Are you a pepper connoisseur?
Read up on all of our types of peppers in our seed catalog
Pepper Seed Catalog
Our new seed catalog is packed with tons of different types of pepper seeds, plus growing tips and recipes galore. Happy growing!