[Market-farming] Anaheim chili

Bill Shoemaker wshoemak at illinois.edu
Tue Nov 10 07:49:53 EST 2009


New Mexico State University has a great pepper breeding program. That's where Big Jim came from, as well as a bunch of others. Try to grow several of them and see which does best for you. I used to grow Big Chile from Johnny's but they stopped carrying it. They have Big Chile II now, but I'm not as happy with it.

Bill



---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 19:06:23 -0600
>From: "Chuck Evans" <mongotrout at mchsi.com>  
>Subject: [Market-farming] Anaheim chili  
>To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
>
>   Regards to the list,
>    
>   I grew Anaheim chili peppers again this year.  The
>   flavor was excellent (hot but not blazing).  My
>   production was huge, but the peppers were not nearly
>   as meaty as in years past.  Does anyone know of a
>   variety of Anaheim type chili that has thicker flesh
>   than other varieties?
>    
>   Thank you,
>   Chuck
>   SW Missouri
>    
>   Evans Farm
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William H Shoemaker, UI-Crop Sciences
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