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'Chili Grande' Peppers
Sub-Category: Hot
Description: Hot chili type. Plants bear 3-inch, tapered smooth, very hot fruit.
Days To Maturity: 60
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Ease/Reliability: (4.0 Stars)Ease/Reliability
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Reviewed on 08/06/2009 by mrmcgregor - An experienced gardener

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Cortland, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 123 - 143 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

This is a dependable hot chile type pepper. Not as hot as Thai Dragon or Habaneros, but still quite hot. It's easy to dry, keeps for years, and is a basic component of my homemade chile powder.

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