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Hatch Green Hot - Doublecross Chile - (Capsicum annum)
This Doublecross variety is a cross between Big Jim and Sandia Hot. It has the thick flesh of Big Jim and the increased heat of Sandia Hot. It can be flame roasted for immediate use, and frozen for later.
A little background on Hatch Chiles: Hatch green chile refers to varieties of New Mexican chile grown in Hatch Valley, NM. Only chiles grown in Hatch, New Mexico, and the surrounding Hatch Valley is actually considered a “Hatch Chile”. There are many different varieties of green and red chile grown, meaning “hatch chile” is a catchall phrase for chile grown in the Valley.
Heat level: 9,000-10,000 (SHU) Scoville Heat Units – Mild Heat
Flavor: Sweet and Complex, Earthy.