Arizona

Nature Photography: A Red Hot Chili Pepper Post

The winter of 2013-14 was a warm one in Tucson, Arizona. To the point that my hot pepper plants survived the brief cold spells of January and February.

But for some yellowing in aged leaves that are about to fall off, the pepper plants are in great condition. And they’re producing!

I’ve been pleasantly surprised at my success in growing chiltepins from seed. This isn’t easy to do. Here they are, ripe and ready to pick…

Nature photography - ripe chiltepins in Tucson, Arizona

Meanwhile, the chili peppers are still ripening…

Nature photography - ripe chiltepins in Tucson, Arizona

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