Chilli seed

For the best chilli growing experience you need to select chilli variety(ies) that fit your specific needs. The two most important features to consider are how hot you want your chillies and what sized chilli plant you want. To help you decide which variety(ies) are best for you click here.

We also sell chilli plants. To buy please go to www.seaspringplants.co.uk.

  • A collection of habanero chillies
  • A collection of spice chillies
  • A collection of superhot chillies
  • A collection of veg-type chillies
  • Aci Kil
    • Aci Kil

      A Turkish cayenne that ripens to a red, medium hot chilli that can be dried or used fresh.

      Heat level: medium
      (approx 24,000 SHU)

    • Aci Kil

    • £2.20
  • Aji Benito
    • Aji Benito

      An easy-to-grow chilli producing lots of hot fruit with a thick, juicy flesh.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 37,000 SHU)

    • Aji Benito

    • £2.20
  • Aji Crystal
  • Aji Limo
    • Aji Limo

      Glossy fruit display a rich palette of colours that add sparkle to a greenhouse or conservatory.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 35,000 SHU)

    • Aji Limo

    • £2.00
  • Apache
    • Apache

      A good choice for beginners, Apache is a no-nonsense chilli that is dependable and easy-to-grow.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 65,000 SHU)

    • Apache

    • £2.50
  • Apple Crisp
    • Apple Crisp

      A very mild chilli defined by its thick flesh that is sweet, crunchy and juicy.

      Heat level: very mild
      (approx. 400 SHU)

    • Apple Crisp

    • £2.20
  • Apricot
    • Apricot

      A delicately-coloured, very flavourful habanero with practically no heat.

      Heat level: very mild
      (approx. 700 SHU)

    • Apricot

    • £2.00
  • Beaver Dam
  • Bellaforma
    • Bellaforma

      A deliciously-flavoured, mild habanero known as a ‘seasoning pepper’ in the Caribbean.

      Heat level: very mild
      (approx. 700 SHU)

    • Bellaforma

    • £2.00
  • Bengle Naga
    • Bengle Naga

      A prolific superhot chilli with fruit that have an unusual ‘bubble-gum’ flavour.

      Heat level: superhot
      (approx. 923,000 SHU)

    • Bengle Naga

    • £5.00
  • Biquinho Red
    • Biquinho Red

      A small-fruited Brazilian beauty producing an abundance of teardrop-shaped fruit with almost no heat.

      Heat level: very mild
      (approx. 50 SHU)

    • Biquinho Red

    • £2.50
  • Biquinho Yellow
    • Biquinho Yellow

      Bright yellow, teardrop-shaped fruit with a full habanero flavour but very little heat.

      Heat level: very mild
      (approx. 400 SHU)

    • Biquinho Yellow

    • £2.50
  • Bolivian Rainbow
  • Bulgarian Fish
    • Bulgarian Fish

      A traditional Bulgarian variety producing very mild fruit that are both crispy and sweet.

      Heat level: very mild
      (approx. 900 SHU)

    • Bulgarian Fish

    • £2.20
  • Bullet
    • Bullet

       A prolific and early yielding chilli with hot, thick-fleshed fruit.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 35,000 SHU)

    • Bullet

    • £2.20
  • Bunch
    • Bunch

      An elongated, hot chilli with bright red fruit bunched together at the tips of the branches.

      Heat level: hot

    • Bunch

    • £2.20
  • Calico
    • Calico

      A vibrant chilli with variegated leaves of green, purple, pink and white.

      Heat level: Very hot
      (approx. 70,000 SHU)

    • Calico

    • £2.50
  • Cayennetta
    • Cayennetta

      A bushy, dependable chilli that produces plenty of medium heat fruit.

      Heat level: medium
      (approx. 20,000 SHU)

    • Cayennetta

    • £2.00
  • Charleston Hot
    • Charleston Hot

      A colourful chilli with yellowish green leaves and fruit that ripen from yellow to orange and finally red.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx 60,000 SHU)

    • Charleston Hot

    • £2.00
  • Cheeky
    • Cheeky

      A traditional habanero from Ghana, whose small, very hot fruit are normally used green.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 70,000 SHU)

    • Cheeky

    • £2.00
  • Chupetinho
    • Chupetinho

      Bushy plants producing small, fruity-flavoured teardrop-shaped fruit on gracefully spreading branches.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 27,000 SHU)

    • Chupetinho

    • £2.00
  • Coffee Bean
    • Coffee Bean

      Reflecting their habanero background, the small, roundish fruit are very hot and aromatic.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 77,000 SHU)

    • Coffee Bean

    • £2.00
  • Damian
    • Damian

      A very hot cayenne that turns from green to red as it ripens. 

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 55,000 SHU)

    • Damian

    • £2.20
  • Dawn
    • Dawn

      Short, bushy plants producing masses of colourful fruit that grow upright above the foliage.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 50,000 SHU)

    • Dawn

    • £2.20
  • Devil’s Rib
    • Devil’s Rib

      An extremely hot habanero that is shiny red and deeply-ribbed.

      Heat level: Extremely hot
      (approx. 414,000 SHU)

    • Devil’s Rib

    • £2.50
  • Dorset Naga
    • Dorset Naga

      One of the hottest chillies on earth, Dorset Naga incongruously combines mouth-burning fire with a soothing rich aroma.

      Heat level: superhot
      (up to 1,221,000 SHU)

    • Dorset Naga

    • £6.00
  • Dorset Zinger
    • Dorset Zinger

      A curious superhot with matt-red fruit that exceed 1 million SHU.

      Heat level: superhot
      (approx. 1,060,000 SHU)

    • Dorset Zinger

    • £5.00
  • Draky
    • Draky

      An early and productive Eastern European chilli with thick-fleshed, cone-shaped fruit.

      Heat level: mild

    • Draky

    • £2.00
  • Dusk
    • Dusk

      An extremely pretty chilli covered in regal fruit that mature from a deep purple to dark red.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 45,000 SHU)

    • Dusk

    • £2.20
  • Fairy Lights
    • Fairy Lights

      A stunning example of chillies at their most colourful; the purple fruit turn yellow, then orange and finally red.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 47,000 SHU)

    • Fairy Lights

    • £2.00
  • Fatali
    • Fatali

      An extreme chilli with a wonderful more-ish flavour and enough heat to satisfy the most demanding chilli head.

      Heat level: extremely hot
      (approx. 260,000 SHU)

    • Fatali

    • £2.20
  • Fire
    • Fire

      Fire by name, and fire by nature… need we say more?

      Heat level: extremely hot
      (approx. 600,000 SHU)

    • Fire

    • £4.00
  • Green Trinidad
    • Green Trinidad

      A curious habanero with fruit that change from green to olive green as they ripen.

      Heat level: mild
      (approx. 3,000 SHU)

    • Green Trinidad

    • £2.20
  • Habanada
  • Heat n’ Neat
    • Heat n’ Neat

      A neat and tidy habanero loaded with small fruit that pack a huge amount of heat.

      Heat level: extremely hot
      (approx. 225,000 SHU)

    • Heat n’ Neat

    • £2.20
  • Hidalgo Serrano
    • Hidalgo Serrano

      A natural choice for Mexican cuisine, the medium hot fruit of Hidalgo Serrano can adapt to any style of cooking.

      Heat level: medium
      (approx. 24,000 SHU)

    • Hidalgo Serrano

    • £2.20
  • Holy Peak
    • Holy Peak

      An easy-to-grow chilli producing fleshy fruit with only a moderate amount of heat.

      Heat level: medium
      (approx 22,000 SHU)

    • Holy Peak

    • £2.20
  • Hot Chocolate
    • Hot Chocolate

      Compact plants that yield masses of chocolate brown fruit graced with a pleasant aroma.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 140,000 SHU)

    • Hot Chocolate

    • £2.50
  • Hot Juan
    • Hot Juan

      A striking chilli whose long, pointed fruit dramatically grow upright in bunches at the top of the plant.

      Heat level: medium
      (approx. 10,000 SHU)

    • Hot Juan

    • £2.20
  • Hot Juanita
    • Hot Juanita

      A hot chilli with long, pointed fruit that grow upright in bunches at the top of the plant.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 40,000 SHU)

    • Hot Juanita

    • £2.20
  • Hot Palette
  • Hot Scotch
    • Hot Scotch

      Very hot and aromatic fruit that grow on tidy, bushy plants.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 55,000 SHU)

    • Hot Scotch

    • £2.00
  • Hungarian Hot Wax
    • Hungarian Hot Wax

      An early and dependable chilli producing medium hot fruit that are real multi-taskers in the kitchen.

      Heat level: medium
      (approx. 6,000 SHU)

    • Hungarian Hot Wax

    • £2.00
  • Jalapeño var. Early Jalapeño
  • Jalapeño var. Telica
  • Jamaican Jerk
    • Jamaican Jerk

      As ferocious as they are fragrant, the brightly-coloured fruit smell sweetly of oranges.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 105,000 SHU)

    • Jamaican Jerk

    • £2.00
  • Joe’s Long Cayenne
  • Joker
  • Kala Morich
    • Kala Morich

      Tall, dark,  and handsome – Kala Morich plants have dark leaves, purple flowers, and black fruit that ripen to red.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 85,000 SHU)

    • Kala Morich

    • £2.00
  • Kashmiri
    • Kashmiri

      An Indian chilli with mild, thin-fleshed fruit that are dried and ground to a powder.

      Heat level: very mild

    • Kashmiri

    • £2.20
  • Kilian
    • Kilian

      An attractive cayenne yielding elongated, orange fruit on tidy, bushy plants.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 27,000 SHU)

    • Kilian

    • £2.20
  • Krimzon Lee
  • Kristian
    • Kristian

      A very hot chilli with elongated, pointed fruit that ripen to a bright lemon yellow.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 76,000 SHU)

    • Kristian

    • £2.20
  • Kumasi
  • Lemon Drop
    • Lemon Drop

      A popular variety among chilli aficionados, who appreciate its sparkling fresh, citrus-like flavour.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 56,000 SHU)

    • Lemon Drop

    • £2.00
  • Lemonella
    • Lemonella

      One of the earliest habaneros to mature, Lemonella yields masses of very hot, fragrant fruit.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 55,000 SHU)

    • Lemonella

    • £2.50
  • Moruga Scorpion
    • Moruga Scorpion

      A legendary superhot that lives up to its killer reputation.

      Heat level: superhot
      (approx. 1,120,000 SHU)

    • Moruga Scorpion

    • £5.00
  • Mulato Isleno Poblano
  • Mushroom Red
    • Mushroom Red

      A very hot chilli with oddly-shaped fruit that ripen from green to red.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 76,000 SHU)

    • Mushroom Red

    • £2.20
  • Mushroom Yellow
    • Mushroom Yellow

       A prolific chilli producing hot, oddly-shaped fruit that ripen from green to yellow. 

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 45,000 SHU)

    • Mushroom Yellow

    • £2.20
  • NuMex Joe E. Parker
    • NuMex Joe E. Parker

      A vegetable type chilli with very mild fruit that are delicious stuffed or added to salads, sauces and stews.

      Heat level: very mild
      (approx. 800 SHU)

    • NuMex Joe E. Parker

    • £2.00
  • NuMex Twilight
    • NuMex Twilight

      An outstandingly beautiful chilli that puts on a spectacular show of colours.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 30,000 SHU)

    • NuMex Twilight

    • £2.00
  • Ohnivec
  • Orange Habanero
    • Orange Habanero

      A combination of beauty and the beast, Orange Habanero is deliciously flavoured and brutishly hot.

      Heat level: extrmemly hot
      (approx. 250,000 SHU)

    • Orange Habanero

    • £2.00
  • Ostry
    • Ostry

      Tall plants producing mild, cone-shaped chillies that can used as a substitute for sweet peppers.

      Heat level: mild

    • Ostry

    • £2.00
  • Padron
    • Padron

      Popular in Spain as a tapas the young, green fruit are fried in olive oil and eaten whole, tender seeds and all.

      Heat level: medium
      (8,000 SHU – mature fruit tested)

    • Padron

    • £2.00
  • Paper Lantern
    • Paper Lantern

      An early habanero that produces abundant yields of extremely hot fruit.

      Heat level: extremely hot
      (approx. 300,000 SHU)

    • Paper Lantern

    • £2.20
  • Peach Habanero
  • Pencil Cayenne
    • Pencil Cayenne

      A prolific yielder of cayenne chillies that ripen from pale green to red and hang down like Christmas decorations.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 26,000 SHU)

    • Pencil Cayenne

    • £2.00
  • Pettie Belle
    • Pettie Belle

      A hot, small habanero selected from the Ghanian landrace kpakpo shito.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 38,000 SHU)

    • Pettie Belle

    • £2.00
  • Piment Curry
    • Piment Curry

      A Maurtian chilli with thin-fleshed, pleasantly aromatic fruit that ripen from green to red.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 29,000 SHU)

    • Piment Curry

    • £2.00
  • Prairie Fire
    • Prairie Fire

      Small, very hot fruit produced on diminutive plants that can fit in the smallest of spaces.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 108,000 SHU)

    • Prairie Fire

    • £2.00
  • Pumpkin
    • Pumpkin

      A very hot, aromatic habanero that produces fruit looking like miniature pumpkins.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 73,000 SHU)

    • Pumpkin

    • £2.00
  • Purple Haze
    • Purple Haze

      A very hot cayenne with colourful fruit that ripen from lilac to a purple-tinged red.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 75,000 SHU)

    • Purple Haze

    • £2.00
  • Raindrop
    • Raindrop

      Small, raindrop-shaped fruit that hang downwards on compact, bushy plants.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 88,000 SHU)

    • Raindrop

    • £2.00
  • Raj’s Wiri Wiri
    • Raj’s Wiri Wiri

      This fragrant, round habanero is the ideal choice for Caribbean cooking.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 88,000 SHU)

    • Raj’s Wiri Wiri

    • £2.00
  • Rocoto Long
    • Rocoto Long

      A very hot chilli with a difference: purple seeds, purple flowers and hairy leaves and stems.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 60,000 SHU)

    • Rocoto Long

    • £2.50 incl. VAT
  • Rodeo
    • Rodeo

      Medium hot, round and thick-fleshed, these chillies are perfect for stuffing and pickling whole.

      Heat level: mild/medium
      (approx. 5,000 SHU)

    • Rodeo

    • £2.00
  • Rooster Spur
    • Rooster Spur

      Small, viciously hot fruit produced in massive numbers on short, bushy plants.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 180,000 SHU)

    • Rooster Spur

    • £2.00
  • Rosemary Chilli
    • Rosemary Chilli

      A very attractive and extremely prolific chilli that produces masses of cone-shaped fruit on tidy plants.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 26,000 SHU)

    • Rosemary Chilli

    • £2.20
  • Santa fe Grande
  • Shishito
    • Shishito

      Classic Japanese pepper producing fruit that are traditionally harvested young and eaten whole.

      Heat level: extremely mild

    • Shishito

    • £2.20
  • Sivri Biber
    • Sivri Biber

      A mainstay of Turkish cooking, this very mild, high yielding chilli is normally eaten when green and immature.

      Heat level: very mild
      (approx. 1,500 SHU)

    • Sivri Biber

    • £2.00
  • Spaghetti
    • Spaghetti

      A one-of-a-kind chilli producing extreme fruit that are impressively long and unnaturally thin.

      Heat level: medium
      (approx. 8,500 SHU)

    • Spaghetti

    • £2.00
  • Sparkler
    • Sparkler

      Short, compact plants producing masses of small, colourful and very hot fruit.

      Heat level: very hot
      approx. 160,000 SHU

    • Sparkler

    • £2.00
  • Spike
    • Spike

      Bushy plants that produce masses of hot, thin, sharply-pointed and elongated fruit that change from green to red.

      Heat level: approx. 97,000 SHU

    • Spike

    • £2.00
  • Stumpy
    • Stumpy

      Compact, bushy plants that grow just 12 to 17cm tall and are perfect for growing where space is limited.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 27,000 SHU)

    • Stumpy

    • £2.00
  • Submarine
    • Submarine

      An especially aromatic habanero loaded with sparkling yellow fruit.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 135,000 SHU)

    • Submarine

    • £2.00
  • Super Tramp
    • Super Tramp

      An early maturing, bushy plant producing cayenne chillies that ripen from light green to red.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 34,000 SHU)

    • Super Tramp

    • £2.00
  • Tabasco-like
    • Tabasco-like

      A thin-fleshed, small-fruited chilli ideally suited for making hot sauces.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 50,000 SHU)

    • Tabasco-like

    • £2.00
  • Tangerine Dream
  • Thai Green Curry
  • Thai Pumpkin
    • Thai Pumpkin

      A hot Thai chilli that looks like a pumpkin.  Fruit are strongly-ribbed, thick-fleshed and good for stuffing.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 36,000 SHU)

    • Thai Pumpkin

    • £2.00
  • Tinkerbell
  • Trinity
    • Trinity

      A high yielding, aromatic habanero that has a manageable level of heat.

      Heat level: hot
      (approx. 40,000 SHU)

    • Trinity

    • £2.00
  • Turtle Claw
    • Turtle Claw

      Knobbly, elongated fruit combine very high heat levels with a delicious lemon flavour.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 96,000 SHU)

    • Turtle Claw

    • £2.00
  • Umbrella
    • Umbrella

      An eccentric chilli plant distinguished by its umbrella shape that is perfect for small pots and hanging baskets.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx 73,000 SHU)

    • Umbrella

    • £2.20
  • Yellow Bumpy
    • Yellow Bumpy

      A winning combination of scorching heat and a citrus aroma.

      Heat level: very hot
      (approx. 130,000 SHU)

    • Yellow Bumpy

    • £2.20