Chile Comapeno Pepper Seeds

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Chile Comapeno Hot Chile Pepper Seeds (10 count)

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Chile Comapeno-(Capsicum annuum)-The chile Comapeno is a rare wild chile found at 4,000 feet above sea level in the tropical mountains of Veracruz, Mexico. These mountains are close to the famous volcano “Pico de Orizaba”. Just a few hours drive from Mexico City you can find these growing amongst the Coffee plants. The natives call this environment “The Cloud Forest”. It is here that they harvest the Chile Comapeno and sun dry it to use in native cuisine and sell at the local markets. This Chile is so rare that it is The Comapeno has earthy and nutty flavors and some say has a slight coffee taste. The Coffee taste may come from it’s close proximity to Coffee plants. The heat level is the heat level of a Tepin chile. The Chile Comapeno peppers are small pendant pods that are about 3/8 inch in length. They look just like other Bird type peppers except they are pendant instead of pointing up. The Chile Comapeno Chile plants like Tepins can grow into a large bush between 3-4 feet tall. Like other wild peppers germination rate is lower than average peppers.

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Chile Comapeno Peppers

The chile Comapeno is a rare wild chile found at 4,000 feet above sea level in the tropical mountains of Veracruz, Mexico. These mountains are close to the famous volcano “Pico de Orizaba”. Just a few hours drive from Mexico City you can find these growing amongst the Coffee plants. The natives call this environment “The Cloud Forest”. It is here that they harvest the Chile Comapeno and sun dry it to use in native cuisine and sell at the local markets. This Chile is so rare that it is called one of Mexico’s best kept secrets!

The Comapeno has earthy and nutty flavors and some say has a slight coffee taste. The Coffee taste may come from it’s close proximity to Coffee plants. The heat level is below the heat level of a Tepin chile. The Chile Comapeno peppers are small pendant pods that are about 3/8 inch in length. They look just like other Bird type peppers except they are pendant instead of pointing up. The Chile Comapeno Chile plants like Tepins can grow into a large bush between 3-4 feet tall. Like other wild peppers germination rate is lower than average peppers.

At Refining Fire Chiles we isolate our seed production plants to avoid cross-pollination with other chile species. If you want to grow your own chiles, you can purchase seeds right here, or full plants (April-July) and have fresh chiles by September.

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