Last Summer we had a sizable bumper crop of cayenne super twos at Central Farms in Caldwell, NJ. Cayennes like these have a medium growing season, meaning that they can be harvested starting in mid-july in the mid-Atlantic states. With a quality strain one can easily keep producing tons of nice pods up until November. Anyway, we use these thick, juicy cayennes in our Old Bricktucky mix.
We also had a solid crop of chocolate and Red Savina Habanero. These plants do alright in Jersey. As hot and sticky as it is here in the Watchung Valley, it still doesn’t come close to Florida or the Bayou let alone Central America where these types of chilis originated.
In July 2008 I relocated to Northern Vermont. I am hoping to get an organic pepper farm running by the Summer of 2010. Thanks to all the support from visitors and other organic growers!