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Grow it yourself: chilli pepper Did you know that Europeans only came into contact with the chilli pepper after Columbus discovered America? Since then, over 3,000 registered species have been developed. Of these, five are widely cultivated: Capsicum annum,Capsicum chinense, Capsicum baccatum, Capsicum frutescens and Capsicumpubescens. All have their own special characteristics.  Capsicum annum: Annuum means annual, but strictly speaking this is incorrect since under the right conditions, these chilli plants can be kept for years. This variety of chilli is the easiest to grow. Most common chillies belong to this variety: Bell Pepper (paprika),jalapeño, cayenne pepper, Serrano and all 'waxed' peppers. The...

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