Also known generally as Peruvian hot peppers, aji is the common name primarily in South America and areas of the Caribbean for chili peppers. The peppers are a member of the Capsicum baccatum cultivar and is one of the five domesticated pepper species. The fruit tend to be very pungent, and are 30,000 to 50,000 on the Scoville Heat Unit scale.
We offer some of the most popular varieties:
Aji Lemon (aka Lemon Drop)
We are now offering the peppers in three different ways:
Dried - Our freshly picked peppers are dried and sealed in 0.5 oz packaging. It typically includes 6 - 7 pepper pods.
Seedlings - Offered during the spring and summer months, we will ship to you seedlings grown in our greenhouse. Aji pods are typically 2 to 3.5 inches long by .5 to .75 inches wide. They have a medium thick flesh and matures from green to finished color. They are typically ready for harvest in 80-90 days. The plants will typically grow to about 2 ft tall.
Seeds - Offered year round, we will ship to you a minimum of 25 seeds (10 for the Aji Charapita) harvested from our pods grown in our greenhouse. Aji pods are typically 2 to 3.5 inches long by .5 to .75 inches wide. They have a medium thick flesh and matures from green to finished color. They are typically ready for harvest in 80-90 days. The plants will typically grow to about 2 ft tall.
Aji Lemon/Lemon Drop Pepper
It is our goal for our customers to be 100% happy with their purchases. This is why we strive to carry only the very highest quality of spices, herbs and seasonings, and grind and mix our blends fresh weekly, in house. If you feel a product is not up to your standards, we will gladly offer you a credit. Our products are considered food products, and as such are not exchangeable. Non-food products such as shirts are returnable for refund up to 60 days. We will instruct you as to what you should do if you simply contact us. Any mistakes on our part will be addressed within 24 hours, and of course we will ship you the correct item asap. We really want our customers to be completely satisfied and we take great care in making sure this happens.