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Over 350 varieties of chili seeds! From mild to wild.

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More than 350 varieties

There are over 3000 types of chili worldwide and this number is increasing continuously thanks to how well the chili species responds to cross-breeding and hybridisation. With this huge number of chili varieties, you would like to think that it would always be easy to find a wide range of chili seeds available. However, in reality, only very few types of chili are used in agriculture such as jalapeños, cayenne peppers, peperoncini, tabasco chillies and habaneros. Usually, the chili farmer will either produce their own seeds or they will buy hybrid seeds from wholesale seed companies. The seeds for these hybrid chillies are not germinable, but the chili plants are usually of a considerable size and very productive. However, these high performance plants create a lack of diversity on the market. As seed merchants, we have very little opportunity to offer a large selection of chili seeds, as the seed producers do not have any interest in stocking such a wide range of varieties. This is why Chili Food has contracted farmers to grow all manner of chili seeds so that we can obtain the chili seeds we want. Every year, we only produce the amount needed for our shop so that the chili seeds do not need to be stored for an unnecessarily long time.

How are chili seeds propagated?

As chili plants like to inter-breed, the first step is to use homogeneous seeds. The plants are usually cultivated in greenhouses and separated from other chili plants by thin nets when they start to blossom. Insects must not be able to pollinate other chillies. But how can the individual plants be pollinated homogeneously if they are cut off from the outside world? It certainly make sense to manually pollinate plants with a brush, if it is only a matter of a few plants. However, when it comes to several hundred chili plants and countless different varieties, this method becomes no longer economical. This is where the Bombus terrestris bumblebee comes in, this is a species which has been specially bred for greenhouse pollination. Bumblebees are very efficient and quick pollinators, significantly better than honey bees.

Extracting the chili seeds

Only completely matured peppers from large, healthy plants are used to produce chili seeds. This helps produce chili seeds with the best possible genetic properties. The seeds are removed from the peppers by hand and dried. After drying, the rest of the placenta is removed and bad seeds are sorted out. Poor quality seeds can be recognised by differences in colour, holes, smaller than average size and the lack of a germ bud. The chili seeds are stored in a dry, dark place, which is as cool as possible.

Important information: Our seeds are only available for hobby gardeners to grow their own decorative plants. All details given in the product description is only extra information provided especially for amateur gardeners. It is necessary to state this due to the legal situation governing seeds in Europe. Please also see our terms and conditions for comparison.

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Chinese Giant Chili Seeds
Chinese Giant Chili Seeds
Information: Chinese Giant is a really huge and sweet bell pepper. The vigorous plants produce fruits of a uniformly large and blocky bell shape, with thick walls, that makes it ideal for stuffing, cooking, BBQ and for salads. The...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
Cherry Pick Chili Seeds
Cherry Pick Chili Seeds
Information: The Cherry Pick Chili gets its name from the fact that the chillies resemble cherries in their appearance. This variety has no heat and produces small round, felshy, red pods. They have a very sweet aroma and are ideal...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Aci Biber Sweet Chili Seeds
Aci Biber Sweet Chili Seeds
Information: The Aci Biber Sweet Chili is a mild Turkish pepper. The plants are approx. 75 cm and have a high yield of the red, up to 18 cm long, narrow chillies. The peppers are flavourful and sweet and one of the best varieties...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
Super Giant Sardegna Red Chili Seeds
Super Giant Sardegna Red Chili Seeds
Information: Super Giant Sardegna red is a red Giant Paprika variety from Italy. The peppers are bright red, very juicy and with an excellent, fruity-sweet taste. It is one of the largest and heaviest types of peppers in the world....
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
Super Giant Sardegna Yellow Chili Seeds
Super Giant Sardegna Yellow Chili Seeds
Information: Super Giant Sardegna Yellow is a yellow Giant Paprika variety from Italy. The peppers are bright yellow, very juicy and with an excellent, fruity-sweet taste. It is one of the largest and heaviest types of peppers in...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Facing Heaven Red Chili Seeds
Facing Heaven Red Chili Seeds
Information: The Facing Heaven Red Chili originates from China. It gets its name due to the fact that its small red chillies grow upright in bundles. The plants grow bushy and are high yielding. The red chillies have a medium level...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
10+
Naga Morich Black Chili Seeds
Naga Morich Black Chili Seeds
Information: The origin of the Black Naga is Bangladesh like other Nagas. It is a regional variety of the bhut jolokia chili. The productive plants bear dark brown pods with a fine flavour with hints of lemon and smoke. The fruits...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
Sweet Long Red Chili Seeds
Sweet Long Red Chili Seeds
Information: The Sweet Long Red Chili is an ultra-sweet and highly aromatic red pointed pepper without heat bred in Germany. At the bushy plants grow a variety of up to 20 cm long, bright red fruits that are juicy and fruity. They...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Leutschauer Paprika Chili Seeds
Leutschauer Paprika Chili Seeds
Information: The Leutschauer Pfefferschoten are a heirloom from Lutschau in Slovakia. There, they have been grown since the 18th century for the production of hot pepper powder. The peppers are pointed peppers and have a superior...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
10+
7 Pot Brainstrain Yellow Chili Seeds
7 Pot Brainstrain Yellow Chili Seeds
Information: The 7 pod chillies (also known as 7 pot chillies) are some of the hottest chillies in the world and on a same high level as the bhut jolokia or Trinidad Scorpion. It gets its name from the idea that just one pepper is...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
Orange Bell Chili Seeds
Orange Bell Chili Seeds
Information: Orange Bell is an orange giant bell pepper that is very productive. The peppers are bright orange, block-shaped, very juicy and with an excellent, fruity-sweet taste. Suitable for both pot culture on the balcony or...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Penis Pepper Yellow - Peter Pepper Chili Seeds
Penis Pepper Yellow - Peter Pepper Chili Seeds
Information: The Peter Pepper Yellow Chili (also called the Penis Chili) originates from the USA and is an unusual variety with a very original look. The spicy peppers are a real eye-catcher on the plate. They are a popular variety...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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The Violett Cables Chili Seeds
The Violett Cables Chili Seeds
Information: The Violet Cables Chili comes from the USA and is a beautiful ornamental chili with dark green to dark purple foliage, which provides a nice background to the green to violet ripening, upstanding small chillies. The...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Fluorescent Purple Chili Seeds
Fluorescent Purple Chili Seeds
Information: The Fluorescent Purple Chili is a beautiful ornamental chili with black leaves, and initially dark purple-black small oval fruits that ripen to a bright red colour. That gives a wonderful contrast. The flowers are...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Chinese Five Color Chili Seeds
Chinese Five Color Chili Seeds
Information: The Chinese Five Color Chili ripens, as the name suggests, very pretty in 5 colours and makes a real eye-catcher on the balcony or the windowsill. The small plants have a dark green foliage, which contrasts nicely with...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Bolivian Rainbow Chili Seeds
Bolivian Rainbow Chili Seeds
Information: A real beauty! The about 30-55 cm small plants have beautiful, large, purple flowers that turn into colourful small round chillies that ripen from green to purple, white, yellow, orange to red. The chillies with the...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
10+
Bhut Jolokia Chocolate Chili Seeds
Bhut Jolokia Chocolate Chili Seeds
Information: Before newer, hotter cultivars began to challenge each other almost every year for the record of being the hottest chili, the bhut jolokia (bih jolokia) was at the top of the list for a relatively long time...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
Sweet Cherry Chili Seeds
Sweet Cherry Chili Seeds
Information: The Sweet Cherry Chili gets its name from the fact that the chillies resemble cherries in their appearance. The plants can get quite large (up to 120 cm in height) and carry great amounts of small (about 2 cm large),...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Hot Cherrybomb Chili Seeds
Hot Cherrybomb Chili Seeds
Info: The Hot Cherry Bomb gets its name from the fact that the chilies resemble cherries in their appearance. The plants remain very small (approx. 65 cm in height) and most have a small stem with a protruding crown. The plants...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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De Cayenne Chili Seeds
De Cayenne Chili Seeds
Information: The cayenne chili pepper is one of the most common varieties of chili in the world and is a real classic on your spice rack. The variety originates from Latin America and is predominantly sold as `cayenne pepper` in...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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NuMex Mirasol Chili Seeds
NuMex Mirasol Chili Seeds
Information: NuMex Mirasol ist eine Züchtung des Chili Pepper Instituts der New Mexico State University. "Mirasol" bedeutet in etwa soviel wie, der Sonne entgegen und tatsächlich wachsen die kleinen roten Chilis aufrecht...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Jalapeno M Chili Seeds
Jalapeno M Chili Seeds
Information: The Jalapeno M has medium-sized Jalapeno chillies, and the plants and will continue producing over an extended period of time, making this an excellent choice for the home garden! Named after the town of Jalapa...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Red Cherry Small Chili Seeds
Red Cherry Small Chili Seeds
Information: The Red Cherry Small Chili from Italy is a very high yielding variety with an excellent flavour. The plants are bushy and reach up to approx. 1 metre in height. The numerous fruits grow upright in bundles, are...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Petit Marseillais Chili Seeds
Petit Marseillais Chili Seeds
Information: Petit Marseillais is a French heirloom that comes from the Marseille region in Southern France. It is a small bell pepper that is bright yellow, very sweet and with a mild to no heat level. The plants are about 70 cm...
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€1.99 *
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Hinklehatz Yellow Chili Seeds
Hinklehatz Yellow Chili Seeds
Information: The Hinkelhatz chili pepper has its roots in Amish country in Pennsylvania and "hinkel hatz" is Pennsylvania Dutch for "chicken heart" and it describes the pepper well. It`s tiny (3 to 4 cm in length) and conical - a...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
Yellow Dwarf Chili Seeds
Yellow Dwarf Chili Seeds
Information: These yellow coloured dwarves are a very pretty and delicious breed from the Netherlands. The approx. 70 cm plants develop a variety of delicious, almost sweet fruits. They are suitable for fresh consumption (children...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Chimayo Chili Seeds
Chimayo Chili Seeds
Information: The Chimayo Chili comes from New Mexico and was bred 400 years ago as a mountain variety for cooler altitudes. Therefore, it copes quite well with our Central European climate. The plants grow shrubby, the chillies are...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
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Beni Highland Chili Seeds
Beni Highland Chili Seeds
Information: The Beni-Highland chili is a rarity from Bolivia and belongs to the species Capsicum chinense. The bushy-growing plants produce huge amounts of small, bright yellow, elongated and firm fleshy chillies, which have a...
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€1.99 *
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Criolla Sella Chili Seeds
Criolla Sella Chili Seeds
Information: The Criolla Sella Chili comes from Bolivia and belongs to the species Capsicum baccatum. The plants grow expansively, but branch out in an early stage in contrast to other tree chili varieties and can grow up to 1.60 m...
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Big Red Chili Seeds
Big Red Chili Seeds
Information: The `Big Red` chili is a very large, red chili, whose pods are up to 30 cm long. It has a cayenne-like, bell pepper-like taste and a medium heat. It is ideal for filling and grilling. Care: Germination...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
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Cayenne Thin Chili Seeds
Cayenne Thin Chili Seeds
Information: The cayenne chili pepper is one of the most common varieties of chili in the world and is a real classic on your spice rack. The variety originates from Latin America and is predominantly sold as `cayenne pepper` in...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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Holiday Cheer Chili Seeds
Holiday Cheer Chili Seeds
Information: Holiday Cheer Chili is a beautiful ornamental variety with peppers that ripe from cream white with a tint of purple to orange and to bright red. Since mostly chillies of different degrees of maturity are on the plant...
Content 10 Stück (€0.20 * / 1 Stück)
€1.99 *
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