Seeds: Oaxacan Chile Mole Collection
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These are the seeds that you need for growing your own chiles for mole sauce that is made in Oaxacan Mexico. Ready for 2015.
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These are the seeds that you need for growing your own chiles for mole sauce that is made in Oaxacan Mexico. Includes the following seeds:
Chilhuacle Negro is a rare and very expensive chile from the Oaxacan region of Mexico. It is an important ingredient for mole sauce. The chili matures from green to a dark brown. When cut open the color of the flesh is deep purple. The plant is 18 to 24 inches tall and the pendant pads grow up to 4 inches long by 3.5 inches wide.
Chilhuacle Amarillo from the Oaxacan region of Mexico is an important ingredient for mole sauce. The chile matures from green to orange yellow and has pendant pods. The plant is 18 to 24 inches tall.
The Chilhuacle Rojo matures from green to deep maroon red. This is one of the hardest to find chiles from Oaxacan and is the key ingredients in a traditional mole rojo. The chiles are sometimes broad-shouldered about 2-3" long and 1 1/2" at the widest end and other times bell pepper shaped. A medium-hot, sweet chile. Plants are 18 to 24 inches tall.
Costeno is very hard to find hot chile from the Oaxaca region. It produces chile pods that mature from green to bright red that are about 3.5" long by .75" wide at the shoulder. The flesh is thin and perfect for drying. It is often used in Mexican dishes to make red sauces. The plant grows between 18" and 24 inches tall.
All seeds sold were grown in 2014 for the 2015 planting season.