What kind of chile is this?
I enjoy reading your articles. I have made several fruitless attempts to learn about a certain species of pepper plants, and I thought I'd ask your assistance.
I would like to know what type of pepper plants produce the chile peppers found in the "Hot Chile Pepper" jars such as those sold by Del Monte and Mezzetta. I think they are some type of hot wax pepper, but I am having a difficulty finding peppers with the same size specification as the peppers in those products.
I'd sure appreciate it if you can help me determine that type of pepper and where I can obtain plants or seeds for those plants.
Marisa Y. Thompson, PhD, is the Extension Horticulture Specialist, in the Department of Extension Plant Sciences at the New Mexico State University Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, office: 505-865-7340, ext. 113.
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