Spice chillies are generally small-fruited and thin-fleshed, and are generally hotter than the vegetable chillies. They are used to add heat and flavour to a dish, but contribute very little bulk.

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  • A collection of spice 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
  • 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
  • Bolivian Rainbow
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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