'Bhut Jolokia' Top Selling Chile Bedding Plant

Posted by: Dave DeWitt

Tagged in: gardening , chile varieties

 

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I spoke over the weekend with Janie Lamson, owner of Cross Country Nurseries and chileplants.com, the largest seller of chile bedding plants with 500 varieties.  She told me about her best-selling varieties from last year, and of them are in the species Capsicum chinense, which has the hottest varieties in the world.  She also told me that her tomato bedding plant sales grew 37%, which doesn't surprise me since chilehead gardeners also also love tomatoes, since they are so compatible in cooking.  Here are Janie's top 5 best sellers.  Order these varieties for April delivery at the link above.

'Bhut Jolokia'
1. 'Bhut Jolokia'
'Red Savina'
2. 'Red Savina'
'Trinidad Scorpion'
3. 'Trinidad Scorpion'
'Fatalii'
4. 'Fatalii'
'Chocolate Habanero'
5. 'Chocolate Habanero'

 

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