120 S. Lake Street, Montgomery, Illinois
Schaefer's Garden Center

Schaefer Greenhouses, Aurora IL Area Peppers

Peppers – Sweet Peppers and Hot Peppers,  Aurora, Montgomery, Oswego, Yorkville, Naperville, North Aurora and Sugar Grove.

Peppers are easy to grow… and a delicious addition to your garden! Look at the amazing variety of choices! You’ll want to plant a nice selection for your eating pleasure. You’ll find the best tasting veggies start right here at Schaefer’s.

We know the result of time spent in your own garden will be a delicious harvest of the most flavorful peppers you have ever tasted!  Let Schaefer Greenhouses help you get started!

Sweet Peppers



Bigger banana, yellow to orange to red

Maturity: 70 days

Better Belle Sweet Pepper

Better Belle

Green to red, 4 lobed 4.5″x3.5″ fruit

Maturity: 65 days

Big Bertha

Big Bertha

3-4 lobed thick walled, 7″x4″ fruit

Maturity: 72 days

Big Daddy Sweet Pepper

Big Daddy Hybrid

8″-10″ yellow fruit

Maturity: 73 days

Costa Rican Sweet

Cajun Belle

Mini bell, mildly spicy. Good for containers.

Maturity: 61 days

Cute Stuff Red Sweet Pepper

Candy Apple

Sugary sweet tasting, bell pepper 5″ fruit

Maturity: 71 days

Costa Rican Sweet

Costa Rican Sweet

5″-6″ flavorful

Maturity: 70 days

Flavorburst Sweet


5″ golden fruit

Maturity: 72 days

Cute Stuff Red

Gypsy Sweet

Tapered 4.5″ x 2.5″ fruit, yellow to orange to red

Maturity: 65 days

Pinot Noir Sweet

Pinot Noir

4″x5″ – citrus to berry to red

Maturity: 70 days

Hot Peppers

Burning Bush Hot

Bhut Jolokia

Also known as Ghost Pepper, orange-red fruit

Maturity: 80-85 days

Burning Bush Hot

Burning Bush

Unusual peach color, hot with a touch of sweet

Maturity: 85 days

Garden Salsa Hot Pepper

Garden Salsa

8″ long, green to red, mildly hot

Maturity: 73 days

Habanero Hot Pepper

Habanero Red

Sizzling hot, small rippled fruit

Maturity: 90-100 days

Hungarian Yellow Wax Hot

Hungarian Yellow Wax

Hot Banana, Light yellow to red, 6″x1.5″ fruit

Maturity: 65-70 days

Jalapeno Gigante


3″ fruit, medium hot Jalapeno

Maturity: 65-80 days

Jalapeno Gigante

Jalapeno Gigante

4″-5″ fruit largest Jalapeno

Maturity: 80 days

Ristra Cayenne

Rista Cayenne Hybrid

12″ very hot curling twisting, great for drying

Maturity: 75 days

Tabasco Hot Pepper


2″ thin-walled green to red fruit, very hot

Maturity: 85 days

Tabasco Hot Pepper

Super Chili

2″ green to red fruit, spicy, also ornamental

Maturity: 75 days

Tabasco Hot Pepper


Green to yellow, pungent flavored, 2″ fruit

Maturity: 80 days

Jalapeno Gigante

Tiburon Poblano

4″-5″x3″ fruit, moderately hot

Maturity: 65-85 days



Mild heat – habanero flavor 3″-4″ fruit

Maturity: 90 days