10 Types of Pepper to Grow

10 Types of Pepper to Grow


These sweet peppers come in several colors and are a perfect addition to any dish.

1 Sweet Bell Peppers (Green Bell Pepper, Yellow Bell Pepper, and Red Bell Pepper) — 0 SHU

The sweet Italian red peppers are mostly used in frying as they are sautéed in olive oil.

2 Sweet Italian Peppers  — 0 – 100 SHU

Paprika Supreme is ground to make the famous chili powder known as paprika spice.

3 Paprika Supreme  — 50 – 200 SHU

Originating in the United States, Banana Peppers are known for their sweet, mild taste that is not spicy.

4 Banana Peppers  (Yellow Wax Pepper)  — 0 – 500 SHU

This American pepper has a mild taste with sweet and fruity notes.

5 Santa Fe Grande Pepper — 500 – 700 SHU

This Italian pepper has thin and malleable walls, which make it easy to cook. It's packed with a perfect heat kick while being sweet.

6 Cubanelle Peppers  — 0 – 1,000 SHU

The Poblano has a small conical shape, which, when dried, becomes ancho chiles.

7 Poblano Peppers  — 1,000 – 2,000 SHU

This chili pepper has thick flesh and is sturdy enough for roasting. They are mostly green and red.

8 Anaheim Peppers — 500 – 2,500 SHU

This chili pepper is commonly used in flakes, red powder, soups and sauces, and several meat dishes.

9 Cayenne Chile Pepper  — 30,000 – 50,000 SHU

It held the title of the “Hottest Pepper in the World” in 2007. Adding a small amount of it will enhance the flavor of a large meal and do it no harm.

10 Ghost Pepper  (Bhut Jolokia)  — 1,041,427 SHU

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