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Palm Bay, FL
(Zone 9b)

September 30, 2012
9:39 AM

Post #9290939

Hi everyone,

This probably sounds dorky, but I recently found out Gordon Ramsay's favorite chilli is of the "Little Elf" variety. I like to cook, but don't grow much edibles in my garden yet. Since I now have a house with a yard, I'd really like the first food-plant I try to grow be my favorite chef's best loved chilli - especially since he uses chillis in nearly every dish I've ever seen him make, AND the plant is beautiful!

Do any of you lovely chilli collectors happen to have a plant specimen with which they might let go? I could check your want lists to see if I have any ornamentals you might want in my collection to trade (I don't have everything I have active on my "have" list.)

Thank you!


Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

December 4, 2012
7:31 AM

Post #9349458

Did anyone ever send you any info? There are many a good place for peppers and they have a ton of diff varieties


Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

December 4, 2012
7:39 AM

Post #9349470

Wow! Little Elf is an ornamental pepper not recommended for eating. Unless you kidding us?
Augusta, GA
(Zone 8a)

December 4, 2012
9:22 AM

Post #9349572

It is edible as are most ornamental peppers. quite hot but usually not much flavor other than heat. Little Elf is widely available.


Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

December 4, 2012
9:42 PM

Post #9350150

I had noticed it's like 3x hotter than most peppers, thanx Farmerdill

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