Pick up these Alma Paprika pepper seeds if you desire a sweet and slightly smoky flavor with just a mild heat. The plump round fruit starts out a creme color. As these juicy peppers mature, they’ll turn orange and finally red resembling a tomato. This pepper is thick-walled and Pimento shaped. Make your paprika from these peppers and enjoy a little spiciness. Considered a mild pepper in the way of heat these pods do have about 1000 SHU on the Scoville scale. The most common use for the Alma Paprika is dried and ground into powder. Alternatively, Alma Paprika makes a great stuffing pepper. The Alma Paprika is large and round with lobes, about 2-3 inches in diameter. The nice thick walls of these peppers will provide you with a lot of powder, even from just a few pods, when you dehydrate and grind them up. Try stuffing them with Ricotta, cream cheese, and fresh basil for a delicious treat! Plants average about 24″ in height and are well suited for growing in containers such as a 5-gallon bucket or pot. You won’t regret purchasing these Alma Paprika pepper seeds. You might also be interested in our Calabrian pepper seeds which have a little more heat but a similar flavor and shape.
If you’re interested in dehydrating these peppers, we’d recommend cutting them into small pieces to expedite the drying time. The thick walls of the Alma Paprika pepper are very juicy and will take a bit longer to dry than thin-walled chilis like the Cayenne Long Slim. Ensure the pepper pieces are thoroughly dry before attempting to grind them into powder. You’ll know that they are dry enough when the piece snap instead of bending when flexed. If any bending occurs you need to dehydrate longer. Be sure and check out our guide on how to dehydrate peppers if you’re new to the arena.