Spice-type chilli seeds
Spice chillies are generally small-fruited and thin-fleshed, and are usually hotter than the vegetable chillies. They are used to add heat and flavour to a dish, but contribute very little bulk. In addition, they are ideal for drying and milling into a powder. Some varieties are also very attractive and do well as houseplants as 'edible ornamentals', and do well as houseplants.
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One pack each of all the spice-type chilli varieties sold by Sea Spring Seeds.
A Turkish chilli that is traditionally eaten immature, but will ripen to a useful, medium-heat cayenne chilli
Heat level: approx 24,000 SHU
A productive variety that produces medium heat fruit that have a thick, juicy flesh that is both sweet and crisp.
Approx heat level: 37,000 SHU
A bushy, dependable chilli that is both very hot and productive.
Approximate heat level: 45,000–65,000 SHU (not tested by Sea Spring Seeds)
A decorative chilli that is as good in the kitchen as it is as an ornamental house plant.
Heat level: approx 62,000 SHU
A vibrant chilli plant with variegated leaves of green, purple, pink and white; beautiful, bright purple flowers and hot chillies ripening from almost black to red.
Approximate heat level: 70,000 SHU
A bushy, dependable chilli that produces plenty of medium heat fruit.
Approximate heat level: 20,000 SHU
A very hot and colourful cayenne chilli.
Approximate heat level: 58,000 SHU
A reliable workhorse of a variety producing red cayenne chillies on tidy bushy plants.
Approximate heat level: 54,000 SHU
A stunning example of an edible ornamental at its best.
Approximate heat level: 47,000 SHU
A reliable, early, high yielding, medium heat chilli.
Heat level: approx 22,000 SHU
A striking chilli variety whose fruit dramatically grow upright in bunches at the top of the plant.
Approximate heat level: 10,000 SHU
A bold chilli variety that produces fruit that grow upright in bunches at the top of the plant.
Approximate heat level: 40,000 SHU
A medium hot cayenne with fruit that are fantastically long.
Approximate heat level: 22,000 SHU
Kala Morich (aka Black Chilli) produces tall, dark, handsome plants with purple leaves and stems, and fruit are coloured black ripening to red.
Approximate heat level: 85,000 SHU
An Indian chilli that is traditionally used dried.
Heat level: very mild
An attractive cayenne chilli giving good yields of elongated, bright orange fruit on tidy bushy plants.
Approximate heat level: 27,000 SHU
An attractive cayenne chilli giving good yields of elongated, bright yellow fruit on tidy bushy plants.
Approximate heat level: 76,000 SHU
Attractive, bright yellow fruit with a lemon-like flavour.
Approximate heat level: 56,000 SHU
Cascading plants with purple-tinged flowers and medium heat, lilac purple fruit that ripen to a red. Very attractive.
Approximate heat level: 24,000 SHU