One of our favorite authentic New Mexico style chiles, with long, straight and meaty pods measuring 6-7 inches in length. Perfect for green or red chile, wonderful for salsas, or for grilling or sautéeing, adding just the right amount of heat to any dish. A perfect choice for the chile aficionado who loves to cook. Not too hot, not to mild, just right! Considered to be the best flavored of all our our green chiles. Our mildest flavor, with a Scoville Heat ratio of 1559 units. It contains 5 times the flavor compounds as NM 6-4. This heritage green has been "rehabilitated" to the original variety which was released in 1957 by New Mexico State University, the home of the New Mexico chile pepper. Grown in the Mesilla Valley of Southern New Mexico from certified seed. Available in 2 lb., 5 lb., 10 lb. or 20 lb. quantities. Shipped roasted, vacuum packed and frozen in 1 lb. or 2.5 lb. packages (except for 2 lb. orders). Pre-order and SAVE 15%, shipping in August.