The most unique shapes, the fiercest chilis and the juiciest tomatoes are all part of our delicious set of exclusive varieties. Their characteristic color, size, heat, shape and taste, are always a hit.
Amish Paste Tomato
An all-time favorite rich in history in flavor! First originated in Wisconsin in the late 1800s, it was rediscovered in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. Indeterminate vines produce a continuous supply of acorn dash-shaped, deep red tomatoes with thick, immediate flesh, few seeds. Can be eaten fresh off the vine. Are used in salads and cooking. An excellent tomato for paste, sauces and canning.
Bhut Jolokia Chili
Bhut Jolokia translated means “Ghost Chili”
If you think you have eaten a hotter chili pepper you’re wrong. This ghost chili is over three times hotter than an habanero!
How to eat this pepper:
– Be careful when eating. They say if you eat this pepper you can end up with an apparition.
– Eating raw slivers of this pepper causes watering isannah running nose.
it has more than 1,000,000 scoville units, the scientific measurement of a chili’s heat.
Bird's Eye Chili
The secret agent food must be the spices. Hot and spicy! This little beauty is the ingredient for authentic tasting Thai, Vietnamese, Laotian and Indonesian cuisine. The Bird’s Eye chili plant has small, tapering fruits, often two or three, at a node. The fruits are very pungent, quite hot and measures around 100,000-225,000 Scoville units. This plant grows about 1.7 meters in a pot, even bigger if it’s planted in the ground.
– Ground and use as a condiment in food Especially in soup dishes.
– Chilies can be dried out in the sun.
– Dried whole chilies used to make curry.
– Can be used to make chili paste. Salt, vinegar and garlic are added to complete the taste.
Black Krim Tomato
This heirloom variety is what sets gardeners apart from dabblers in the garden. Black Krim’s dark brownish red fruit needs to be picked before it looks right and don’t be surprised if it gets growth cracks dash it’s common with this heirloom. Enjoy sliced on salads and share with friends you’ll have plenty!
This old Pennsylvania variety dating back to the 1800s is set to taste like Brandy wine. This gem of a tomato comes from a time when tomatoes were grown for flavor, not shelf life. This tomato may not look picture perfect but it sure will taste good. You might need to strap on a bib.
Brazilian Starfish Pepper
Can I see of hot pepper varieties, net a real treasure with Brazilian Starfish! This squat, starfish-shaped pepper was introduced in Brazil. Peppers mature from green to red and offer a combination of crunchy, fruitiness with mild to medium heat. Tall plants, up to three inches in a pot or 6 inches in the ground are perfect for any setting, including the flower garden or patio planter. Harvest fruits all season long for pickling, salads and salsas. Heat is in the range of 5000 to 30,000 Scoville heat units.
Cherokee Purple Tomato
Legend has it that the Cherokee Indians introduced this tomato to the settlers in Tennessee in the 1800s. The tomato became very popular as people for over 100 years mailed it and exchanged it in their favorite seeds. In 1991 it was listed in the Seed Savers Exchange yearbook. Since then, Cherokee Purple has become a very popular and well regarded variety. It is unusual for its deep purple, red hues of its fruit but popular for its rich, full flavor.
Chocolate Barrackpore Chili
The Trinidad 7 pot Barrackpore chili pepper strains are some of the hottest in the world and the chocolate Barrackpore poor is among the most extreme. The plants produce high yields of wrinkled peppers that mature from green to waxy chocolate brown. The flavor is slightly floral with the heat setting in slowly and rising steadily to reach a burn in the range of one to 1.3 million Scoville heat units. A good variety for drying to use as powder.
Criolla Sella Pepper
A rare yellow, orange pepper that has been cultivated since ancient times in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia. Known as aji Criolla Sella, these golden gems have a sweet, tangy citrus flavor with moderate heat in the range of 25,000 to 30,000 Scoville heat units. Plants produce an incredible amount of fruits over a long season. Coming from a cool, mountain climate, Criolla Sella is perfectly suited for northern gardens and also grows well in containers.
Devil's Tongue Pepper
This is one of the more mysterious, tasty hot peppers on the market. Slender, wrinkled yellow fruit. One of the most potent of all hot peppers, with hints of citrus and slightly sweet taste.
German Red Strawberry Tomato
An heirloom tomato that looks like a giant red strawberry. A mild sweet flavor that’s oh-so-nice and meaty texture makes it simple to slice.
Uses: Can be eaten fresh off the vine or used in salads and cooking. Preserved by canning, drying or freezing.
Mem Jolokia Pepper
Imagine a cartoon with a villain setting up a pile of TNT to take out their rival. Suddenly, without warning, it all blows up in their face with a great kaboom! That’s how Mem Jolokia will hit you, With an intense and instant explosion of heat. The burn builds and lingers, reaching the range of 50,000 to 100,000 Scoville heat units. This is a Bird’s Eye type of red chili, originated in Assam, India. Is much hotter than most Bird’s Eye varieties, but it has a neutral flavor making it perfect for adding heat to a dish without altering the flavor.
This exceptionally rare chili was discovered in a tiny village near Mettupalauam, in the foothills of Tamil Nadu, India. Lovely long green pods mature from green to bright red. The peppers produce medium heat and are especially prized for their sweet, smoky flavor when dried and used as powder. Warning: Wear gloves when cutting or handling.
Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Tomato
By M. C. Byles of Logan, WV. This older variety has resurged in popularity in recent years. After cross breeding varieties for six years and selecting the best, Byles introduced this tasty beauty. He was able to sell this top performing tomato for $1 each in the 40s and he was able to pay off the $6,000 mortgage on his house, hence the name the mortgage lifter.
Mr. Stripy Tomato
Mr. Stripy is a man about town when it comes to tomatoes. His small leaves and mix of yellow and red color can fool you into thinking you are picking an unripe tomato. Don’t be fooled! This mild-flavored heirloom tomato differs considerably from other tomatoes. This is a great salad tomato intended to blend with other flavors.
Mucho Nacho Pepper
Ole! This Mexican beauty delivers its best taste when picked bright green. A jalapeño pepper that will satisfy your craving for hot without making your eyes water. This is a big fat heavy pepper with less heat and more meat. If your dining partners like Mexican food but one or more can’t handle the extreme spiciness this is the jalapeño pepper for you
Old German Heirloom Tomato
Thanks to the 19th century Mennonites from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia holding down seeds for generations. Because of this, the heirloom tomato, Old German is here for us to enjoy today. The very large, golden yellow fruit streaked with red, as tasty as they are attractive. Enjoy sliced in salads or sandwiches. Savor the flavor of yesteryear.
Orange Blob Peppers
Orange Blob peppers are more than its shapeless blobs of heat pepper deliciousness, each is an intriguing composition of wrinkles and ripples, and lumps and bumps that give each fruit it’s unique character. The origin of Orange Blob is uncertain. It’s similar in appearance to an orange habanero, with heat in the range of 20,000 to 30,000 Scoville heat units and an exceptional, fruity sweetness. Compact, bushy plants grow well in a container or planted in the ground.
Peachvine Cherry Tomato
Peace, love and tomatoes!
Yes, tomatoes! This juicy red fruit is ranked number one in vitamin C content a university study of 30 varieties. The 3/4 inch fruit is loaded with amino acids, including outtasite amounts of a neuromodulator gaba (gamma-amino-butyric acid) — the calming amino acid. You’re gonna love eating these fresh off the vine, grilled on a skewer, or blended into a healthy smoothie. Indeterminant vines produce continuous supply of fruit until frost.
Fairy tales do come true!! When Rapunzel lets down her long trailing tresses of flavorful, cherry-size tomatoes. You can expect up to 40 small fruits on each flowering cascade of color. Kids will become tomato lovers when they see the unique growth and taste the juicy bright red fruit. Enjoy fresh off the vine or grilled on a skewer. Intermediate vines produce a continuous supply of fruit until frost.
Rutgers Heirloom Tomato
Introduced by Leeman Schermerhorn at Rutgers University in 1934, Rutgers’ round, red fruits are valued for their old-time flavor. This high yielding, disease-resistant selection is ideal for canning and eating fresh.
Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper Peppers
What’s hotter than hot? Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper peppers these red fruits pack a spicy punch. Developed by Ed Curry in his South Carolina greenhouse, this hot pepper measures over 1.5 million in the Scoville heat units.
Spaghetti Chili Pepper
Mama Mia! You’re going to love the surprise combination of sweet dash flavor and instant heat spaghetti chili Pepper has to offer. This is also an exceptionally decorative riete with long, skinny, red pepper pods dangling among the foliage like strands of spaghetti. The thin walled Peppers produce medium heat, in the range of 8,500 Scoville heat units.
Sugar Rush Peach Chili
As soon as you taste this chili you’ll know it has earned the name Sugar Rush Peach. Its sweet burst of chili flavor, with a hint of citrus, and unique peach color make it stand out from any other aji pepper available. You’ll be amazed at the sweet, juiciness of this chili pepper. The cylindrical, tapering fruits are pale green at first, but eventually mature to a beautiful peach color. Expect Sugar Rush Peach to produce a large harvest of peppers over a long season. Heat level: medium heat. A chili everyone can handle.
This is a knock your socks off kind of pepper! Tabanaga is a cross between two popular varieties, Tabasco and Dorset which means it, is a real scorcher. Glowing red fruit with a sweet flavor and flaming hot heat, is like no other chili pepper. The pods are thick walled, but soft and squishy which is rare.
Trinidad Chocolate Scorpion Pepper
Smooth, Smokey flavor
Large chocolate covered pods pack a lot of heat it has a savory dark and smooth flavor, and makes great barbecue and hot sauces. Perfect for canning, drying or freezing.
Trinidad Scorpion Butch T Pepper
Be afraid, be very afraid. The Trinidad Scorpion Butch T will strike with tense heat! “The hottest!” according to the 2011 Guinness Book of world records
This pepper surpasses all others with a Scoville heat unit rating of over 1.4 million — compared to the typical jalapeño pepper measuring around 5,000 and a spicy habanero measuring up to 350,000. This Trinidad Scorpion strain is named after Zydeco hot sauce company owner and self-proclaimed pepper head, Butch Taylor. You have been warned, this scorpion packs an intensely hot, blistering intensity!
Warty Goblin Pumpkin
These heavily warty pumpkins are sure to attract attention with their hideously unique look. Use these intriguing pumpkins for indoor and outdoor autumn decorations.
The Whopper 'Gold Medal' Tomato
This whopper is unbelievably early for its size-75 days. The large yellow fruit has an interior blush of red and can weigh 1 pound or more. This is a classic heirloom look are: round and lobed with big blossom ends, ugly to some but a real beauty to tomato aficionados. The authentic, sweet, low acid tomato flavor will bring a smile to your face. The indeterminant plants grow well in cool nighttime temperatures.
Yellow 7 Pod Pepper
7 pot peppers also known as seven pod peppers originate in Trinidad and got their name when locals realize that a single pepper pod could be used to season seven pots of stew. The entire pod is simmered in the stew, then removed and dropped into the next pot. This colorful pepper is sweet, citrusy, an incredibly hot! At 1 million Scoville heat units, it’s one of the world’s hottest peppers. Wear gloves when cutting or handling.