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Thai Hot Pepper Seeds
Thai Hot - Their fiery zing adds incredible heat and spiciness to Asian cuisine! This plant blossoms profusely and produces a bounty of small heirloom peppers that grow in an upright direction. This small plant is ideal for container gardens.
The thin-skinned 1-1/2" peppers grow upright on small 18" plants. They mature from green to red. Capsicum frutescens (90 days)
Heat level: Extra Hot. Scoville Heat Units 50,000 - 100,000
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light, and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 36” apart or into large 5-gallon containers. Harvest chiles when they are green or red.
Try making our delicious Sichuan Chile Oil Recipe with these hot peppers, it's amazing on everything!
All of our seeds are GMO-free.
Great seeds that sprouted nicely and grew into healthy plants. We enjoy the peppers, but we also like to make a Filipino soup called Tinola from the leaves of these Thai Hot pepper plants.
1/2 piece green papaya cut into wedges
1 tablespoon garlic minced
1 piece onion chopped
1 thumb ginger cut into strips
2 tablespoon fish sauce
1 cup Thai pepper leaves
3 tablespoons fish sauce (or soy sauce)
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Sauté the garlic, onion, and ginger
Put-in the chicken and cook until color turns light brown
Add the fish sauce. Stir. Pour rice washing into the cooking pot. Let boil. Cover the pot and simmer for 45 minutes. Note: add water if needed. Add green papaya. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the hot pepper leaves. Stir and cook for 1 minute. Season with ground black pepper. Note you can also add fish sauce or salt if needed. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve hot. Share and enjoy!
Tasty, hot flavor – I love using these for drying and crushing into hot pepper flakes for the table year-round. Beautiful plants, too, almost ornamental.
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