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Purple Cayenne pepper Seeds.

Purple Cayenne pepper Seeds.

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Purple Cayenne Pepper Growing Fun

Purple cayenne peppers are a unique and beautiful variety of cayenne pepper. They are just as hot as regular cayenne peppers, but they have a deep purple color that turns to red as they ripen. Purple cayenne peppers can be used in any recipe that calls for cayenne peppers, and they add a touch of elegance to any dish.

Here are some fun facts about purple cayenne peppers:

  • They are also known as "aubergine cayenne peppers" or "purple chili peppers."
  • They are native to Central and South America.
  • They are a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as potassium.
  • They can be used fresh, dried, or powdered.
  • They are a popular ingredient in hot sauces, salsas, and other spicy dishes.

Purple cayenne peppers are easy to grow and can be grown indoors or outdoors. Here are some tips for growing purple cayenne peppers:

  • Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date in your area.
  • Transplant the seedlings outdoors when they are about 6 inches tall and have hardened off.
  • Plant the seedlings in a sunny location with well-drained soil.
  • Space the plants 12-18 inches apart.
  • Water the plants regularly, especially during hot weather.
  • Fertilize the plants every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer.
  • Harvest the peppers when they are bright red and firm.

Here are some fun ideas for using purple cayenne peppers:

  • Make a purple cayenne hot sauce.
  • Add them to salsas, soups, and stews.
  • Roast them and add them to salads or sandwiches.
  • Make a purple cayenne powder and use it to season meats, poultry, and seafood.
  • Make a purple cayenne jelly and serve it with crackers or cheese.
  • Add them to cocktails for a spicy kick.
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