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The New Bengle Naga

The New Bengle Naga

Following the success of the ‘Dorset Naga’, one of the hottest chillies in the world, Sea Spring Seeds is introducing yet another chilli. Called ‘Bengle Naga’, this ‘Dorset Naga’ relative (both are Capsicum chinense) produces richly aromatic fruit that measure in excess of 700,000 SHUs.

The fruit of ‘Bengle Naga are a beautiful lime green when young, changing to a deep red as they mature. They have an intricately wrinkled surface and an elongated, somewhat sausage-like shape that comes to a sharp point.

‘Bengle Naga’ is a heat-loving cultivar that prefers the warmth of a greenhouse, tunnel or conservatory. It does better in the ground or a big pot (about 15 litres in size), where it will grow into large, bush-like plants that are abundantly productive. Alternatively, plants can be
grown in smaller pots, though both their size and yield will be reduced.

Seeds of ‘Bengle Naga’ will be available from Sea Spring Seeds in November, 2011. Plug plants can be ordered from Sea Spring Plants beginning in the autumn of 2011 for delivery in the spring of 2012 .

For more info please visit www.seaspringseeds.co.uk or email info@seaspringseeds.co.uk

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ChilliPepperPete's Chilli Shop -  Trafalger St. Brighton

ChilliPepperPete's Chilli Shop - Trafalger St. Brighton

ChilliPepperPete is opening his new shop in Brighton this Saturday. Its in Trafalgar Street just down the hill from Brighton station in the North Laines area.

Customers who spend £10 or more this weekend will have a choice of free gift from our enormous stock.

They are stocking lots of products from UK chilli companies and a wide range of US and Caribbean sauces There is also lots of chilliphernalia from key rings and jewellery to Hawain shirts with a chilli theme. Hundreds of sauces available as well as our own range. Pete has made a sauce to commemorate the opening. Petes Insanitary Sauce!

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Bhut Jolokia in Tesco soon

Bhut Jolokia in Tesco soon

In the next few days Tesco will be selling one of the worlds hottest chillies the Bhut Jolokia (also know as the Naga Jolokia) rates at up to 1,001,304 SHU. The Chillies are being grown for Tesco by Salatore Genovese  in his greenhouses in Blunham,  Bedfordhire. Amazingly he can produce up to 150,000 chillies per day.

The Bhut Jolokia will be sold in 15g sachets with approx three pods in each for 90p.

Tesco also sells the almost as hot Dorset Naga as well as Scotch Bonnet.

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Serrano Chillies used to hide marijuana

Serrano Chillies used to hide marijuana

Picked up in San Diego USA, more than 100 packages of marijuana where found in a shipment of Serrano chillies by US customs agents last week.

Original source: www.ky3.com

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