Aji Lucento pepper

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in From the nursery, Home page | 6 comments

Aji Lucento pepper is a Capsicum pubescens. It has black seeds and soft, fuzzy leaves (pubescens is Latin for hairy) and is only known in cultivation, there are no wild varieties known. It will not cross pollinated with other species of peppers. It is grown primarily in Central and South America in the Andean cloud forests at high elevations. The story of this plant goes back at least 16 years. Our friend Bill was vacationing in Riobamba,...

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And the winners are …

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in From the nursery, Home page | 0 comments

Thanks to all of you who showed up for our 6th Annual Tomato Tasting on Labor Day. What a turnout!! Photo: Peggy holding an armload of Cherokee Greens ~ our favorite tomato this year! And your favorites are: 1. Black Cherry 2. Dr. Carolyn 3. Cherokee Green Enjoy the last harvests and start thinking about your fall/winter gardens. We will see you at the markets . ....

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