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Old April 14, 2018   #20
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Originally Posted by Salsacharley View Post
Ya'll need to bone up on Hatch chile varieties. Anaheim is one of many varieties, and it is the least appealing. It is mild and unspectacular to me. If you want some flavor and heat you should try Lumbre, Miss Junie, NM64, or Sandia. Even Big Jim is light years better than Anaheim. Lumbre competes with habanero for heat. I blend them for good flavor profile and heat.
I'm growing Big Jim, Lumbre, Joe E Parker and Sandia ( from the ones you mentioned)
this year. Little too early to plant out yet, here 38 tonight, 28 tomorrow night.
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