Variety: Hatch Chili Peppers



  • 4700 New Mexico

Variety Overview

Hatch chiles are long, glossy green peppers that taper to a blunt point. They have somewhat thick, green flesh with an inner membrane studded with small, flat, white seeds. They're grown in the Mesilla Valley region near Hatch, New Mexico. They're spicy and hotter than a jalapeño, but less hot than other varieties, at about 1,000 to 2,500 Scoville units. 


  • Peppers, Chili
  • Cooking Vegetables,Salad Vegetables
  • Elongated, glossy green pepper tapering to a blunt point

  • Semi-thick and crisp

  • A medium spiciness; sweet and zesty when cooked

  • Similar in size to an Anaheim pepper, about 4-10 inches long

  • Glossy green

  • Elongated, with a blunt point

  • Yes
  • A thin membrane studded with small, flat, white seeds

  • Summer

  • Photo courtesy Frieda's Inc.

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