• Prairie Fire Rainbow Chili Pepper

    Prairie Fire

    Specie: Capsicum annuum
    Bears different color fruit, changing from white to purple to orange, to red.  Red Scoville units = 70,000-100,000

    I've seen many different descriptors for this chili, but this is what it looks like.  Peppers go from white to red, while meandering through a rainbow of colors, including orange and purple.  The red peppers are the most mature and spiciest.

     

  • Summer Squash - Yellow

     

    https://www.reneesgarden.com/products/squash-bush-organic-yellow-scallop

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  • Cacao

    Cacao

    Cacao trees can live for up to 100 years but are considered productive for only around 60. When the tree grows naturally from cocoa tree seeds, it has a long, deep taproot.   Plant begins to bear fruit when height reaches about 4’ tall.  

  • Pandan

    Pandan

     

    Pandanus amaryllifolius is a tropical plant commonly known simply as pandan leaves and is used widely in South Asian and Southeast Asian cooking as a flavoring.  Leaves tied in a knot give off a jasmine-like scent and add flavor when cooked with rice.  Pandan is also widely used as a flavoring for dessert, with some comparing its use to that of vanilla.

  • Papalo

    Papalo

    Papalo

    FromJohnny’s Seeds.  Large, bluish green leaves with a flavor reminiscent of cilantro and arugula. Popular in Hispanic communities where it is used like cilantro.  Heat and drought-tolerant, prefers to dry out before being re-watered.  Also known as summer cilantro because it thrives in exceptional heat.