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Where to get seeds of the more uncommon chili peppers.

Where to get seeds of the more uncommon chili peppers In all shapes and sizes--that's how you'll find chili peppers such as the ones you see in the photograph above left and on pages 120 and 121. Common chilies, such as 'Anaheim' and 'Jalapeno', are available on most nursery seed racks or as transplants in sixpacks and 4-inch pots.

The more unusual varieties are generally available only through the mail from one of the sources below. Unless noted, catalogs are free.

Order seeds to plant now so seedlings are ready to go into the ground as soon as possible.

Alfrey Seeds, Box 415, Knoxville, Tenn. 37901. Lists 16 varieties, some not found elsewhere, Send stamped, self-addressed envelope for catalog.

W. Atlee Burpee & Co., 300 Park Ave., Warminster, Pa. 18974; (215) 674-4900. Lists eight varieties.

Horticultural Enterprises, Box 810082, Dallas, Texas 75381. Specializes in peppers; lists more than 25 varieties.

Le Marche Seeds International, Box 190, Dixon, Calif. 95620; (916) 678-9244. More than a dozen kinds. Catalog $2.

Nichols Garden Nursery, 1190 N. Pacific Highway, Albany, Ore. 97321;(503) 928-9280. Lists 10 varieties.

The Pepper Gal, 10536 119th Ave. N., Largo, Fla. 34643. Specializes in hot, sweet, and ornamental peppers. Send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for a catalog.

Plants of the Southwest, 1812 Second St., Santa Fe, N.M. 87501; (505) 983-1548. Ten kinds. Catalog costs $1.50.

Redwood City Seed Co., Box 361, Redwood City, Calif. 94064; (415) 325-7333. Lists more than 20 varieties, including unusual Mexican ones. Catalog costs $1.

Seeds Blum, Idaho City Stage, Boise, Idaho 83706. Lists seven kinds. Catalog costs $2 (price list is free).
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