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Chile – Purple Cayenne

The Purple Cayenne produces dark purple fruits that are about 4-6 inches long and are very hot. Great when used in salsas or stir fry. They can also be pickled and some people just grow them as an ornamental pepper. The flavor is slightly sweeter than the red variety of cayenne. Purple Cayenne chile plants grow just over two feet …

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Purple Salsa

purple tomatillo and cayenne salsa

This colorful salsa uses Purple Tomatillos and Purple Cayenne Chiles. Of course, if you close your eyes, it tastes the same as green tomatillo salsa 🙂

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Tomatillo – Purple

This unusual deep purple tomatillo makes an ideal salsa with its sweet tart flavor. The plant has striking purple veins in the leaves, and the husks are light green to buff colored. Very decorative as a garnish. We’ve noticed that after harvest when husks are completely removed, the skin becomes more uniformly purple. It takes 70 days from seed to …

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This Sunnyvale Garden – August 2017

August is always the easiest month in our Sunnyvale garden. While your attention is on lots of other things, the garden continues to grow. Our garden has dozens of plants that attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. Here, a carpenter bee is enjoying a flower on one of the Butterfly bushes. Native to North America, gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) is a gorgeous, low-maintenance …

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