Where I can buy Super Hot Peppers in ATL area?

Bob_Mc(7b)May 24, 2014

The peppers I raised from seed this year(mostly super hot varieties such as Trinidad Scorpions and Carolina Reapers) didn't grow well, and I managed to kill most off by allowing them to sit too long in my mini-green house on a very hot day. Does anyone know of a source locally for this type of pepper. I did have a source in Birmingham, but due to health issues have been unable to travel this season to the nursery I normally purchased them from.

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Bob_Mc(7b)

I guess I should have added that I'm located in Walton County about 25 miles from Athens, so I should include that in my search. But all this considered, I'll find a way to get to any source that is in the area.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2014 at 8:10PM
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esh_ga

Is there a farmer's market nearby that might sell vegetable seedlings? An internationally-minded market tends to cater to those that like hotter peppers (like those used in Thai/Chinese cooking for example).

    Bookmark   May 25, 2014 at 7:34PM
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Bob_Mc(7b)

I'll give that a try. I've been to several farmers markets around Atlanta. A few of which cater to the International crowd. I don't recall seeing plants for sale, but plenty of hot peppers. I'll check that out this week.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2014 at 4:59PM
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FusilliJerry(7b)

Check Hall's in Decatur/Stone Mountain. In the past they've carried Ghost, Fatalli, and various scotch bonnet plants, but you should call before making the drive as the plants listed on their website are sometimes not available.

Here is a link that might be useful: pepper list

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 12:03AM
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Bob_Mc(7b)

Thank you very much. I called Halls immediately upon seeing your post. They have the varieties you mentioned in stock. I'll be stopping there bright and early tomorrow.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 1:03PM
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