Anaheim (Capsicum annuum longum group ‘Anaheim’). Scoville Scale: 500 – 2 500 units MILD with seeds removed. A bite when cooking and the seeds left in.It is a mild variety of the New Mexico chile pepper cultivar No. 9. The name derives from Emilio Ortega, a farmer who brought the seeds from New Mexico to Anaheim, California, area in 1894. They are also called California chile or Magdalena, and dried as chile seco del norte.The fruits are thick and meaty and can grow up to 8 inches long. The plants grow from 50 – 80 cm tall.This Chili pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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