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Here are the pepper plants we grow!


Some are sweet and mild; others are hot and spicy!  We grow only great tasting varieties that produce well in Wisconsin.        *Nino's personal favorites


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2018 Pepper varieties

Sweet KING ARTHUR* Green>red 59 Huge; early; high yielding; adapted to many garden situations. Good flavor.
Sweet RED BEAUTY*      (=BARON) Green>red 68 Large; early to turn red bell pepper.  Sweet, productive.  Recommended
Sweet NEW ACE SWEET BELL PEPPER  Green>red 60 Early, and early to turn red.  Produces well even in cold weather.
Sweet ETIUDA ORANGE BELL Orange 75 Polish heirloom.  Extra large, blocky bell pepper, very sweet and juicy.  Outstanding flavor.
Sweet GYPSY* Yellow>red 60 Our 2nd favorite sweet pepper. Great taste, thick flesh; productive.
Sweet CARMEN  (=  CORNO DI TORO = Italian bulls horn)**** Red 60 Italian heirloom.  Early; incredibly sweet.  Horn shaped.  Easy, productive, adaptable.  Our favorite.  Love it in salads, stir fries, eggs.  AAS Award.
Sweet ESCAMILLO                      gold 60 Golden counterpart to Carmen.  8 inch long fruits are horn shaped, thick walled, very sweet.  Very productive and compact.  AAS Award winner.
sweet GIANT MARCONI       red 68 Huge 2-3 lobed, super sweet, 8 in long, horn shaped fruits with thick walls. 
sweet PRETTY 'N' SWEET          green>red 60 Sweet AND ornamental.  Lots of 1 1/2 inch long fruits on tidy, compact plants.  Perfect for containers.  AAS award winner.
Sweet SWEET BANANA               yellow>red 66 Heirloom.  Large plants with loads of long, narrow, bright yellow fruits ripening to red.   Sweet, NOT hot!   AAS award winner.
Mild SHISHITO                         green 60 Japanese heirloom.  Sweet with a little heat.  Lots of 3-4 inch long peppers produced all summer.  Outstanding charred with sesame seeds!  Love 'em!
Mild PAPRIKA* red 85 Heirloom.  Use dried to make excellent spicy paprika powder.
Mild ANCHO  (= Poblano)* green>red 76 Heirloom.  Large, flatish, heart shaped.  Chile rellanos.  Nice flavor, mild.
Mild ANAHEIM (Big Chile) green 68 Excellent yield of large anaheims.  Nice roasted or stuffed.
Moderate HUNG. WAX (HOT BANANA) yellow 67 Heirloom.  Spicy hot, banana shaped.  Great for pickling, subs, sandwiches.
Moderate SUPER CHILI* red 75 Love it for chili!  Compact, attractive, highly productive.  Excellent in pots.
Moderate GUAJILLO (=dried Mirasol) chocolate 82 Mexican Heirloom.  4-6 in long.  Widely used in Mexican cuisine.  Sweet/smoky flavor used in salsa, moles, rubs, soups.  Hard to come by!
Hot EARLY  JALAPENO      green>red 65 original HOT flavor for authentic Mexican cooking and pickling.  Heavy yield.  Smoked jalapenos = chipotle
Hot SERRANO  green>red 82 Unique flavor,quite hot.  2-3 inches long.  For salsa, sauces , drying, and pickling.  
Very Hot CAYENNE                      red 70 Tasty, very hot.  High yield of long thin peppers.  Easy to dry and make cayenne pepper.
Super hot HABANERO orange 90 Heirloom.  Grown for bragging rights.  Very hot!!!  Citrus flavor good for rubs, mixed powders

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The Barthel family farm has been

growing fruit for 179 years!