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North Carolina Anaheim Peppers

North Carolina Anaheim PeppersAnaheim or New Mexican peppers are medium-hot peppers that are a major feature of Southwestern cooking and are frequently used to make decorative wall hangings. These pepper chains, called ristras, are usually composed of red, dried Anaheim peppers. Anaheim peppers are moderately hot, although their heat depends on where they're grown and how mature they are. Mature red ones tend to be hotter than the green. The Anaheim chile varies from light green to dark green to red and grows to between 6 and 10 inches long and 1 to 2 inches around.

North Carolina Anaheim Peppers Growers/Shipper List

Cooling/Storage Requirements of North Carolina Anaheim Peppers

Suitable Cooling Method(s)

Room, Forced Air Cooling

Optimum Temp ºF

45-50 ºF

Freezing Temp ºF

31 ºF

Optimum Humidity %

90-95 %

Normal Storage Life

2-3 weeks

Nick Augostini, Marketing Specialist
North Carolina Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
202 Cunningham Road
Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 527-7125