The ONLY wild native chili pepper in the United States, sometimes referred to as “The Mother of All Peppers”.
This small but mighty pepper is highly revered among the Native American tribes.
The Wild Chiltepin chili pepper, also known as "Chiltepe" or "Chiltecpin" is a wild variety of chili pepper that grows in the wild in the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America, it's believed to be the ancestor of all domesticated chili peppers. The pepper is known for its small size but packs a lot of heat and unique flavor, it's usually used in small amounts to add heat and flavor to dishes. The small size allows for easy handling and they are often used in traditional Mexican and Central American cuisine.
This tiny chili still grows wild and is protected in 3 national parks: Big Bend National Park, Coronado National Forest and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
This chili pepper is a must-have for any chili connoisseur or spicy food enthusiast looking for something truly unique. Hand-selected for its high-quality genetics and grown in the traditional way of its native regions, our Heirloom Wild Chiltepin Chili Pepper is sure to bring a special touch of heat and flavor to your dishes. With a Scoville rating of around 50,000-100,000 units, these chili peppers pack a serious punch, making them perfect for adding a fiery kick to any dish, such as salsas, marinades, and rubs.Click here to download our free vegetable growing guide
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