Pepper Growing Supplies

Here are some of our favorite products for growing and enjoying peppers. Click a category, or scroll to see all of the curated lists of pepper growing supplies and chilehead favorites.

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Seed Starting Supplies

Seedling Mix


Organic, 16-quart mix for starting seeds.

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Seedling Heat Mat

Vivosun seedling heat mat & thermostat kit.

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Seed Starter Kit

Bootstrap Farmer 72-cell seed starting kit with seed tray, cell tray & humidity dome.

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Seed Starter Trays

Smaller, 6-cell seed starters. Ideal for growing the same varieties together.

» Related: When to Start Pepper Seeds Indoors [Planting Calculator]

Growing Containers

Fabric Pots

7-Gallon, 10-pack grow bags on Bootstrap Farmer. Use in grow tents or outdoor planting.

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EarthBox Garden Kit

EarthBox organic garden kit. Holds up to 6 pepper plants in 29″ x 13.5″ space.

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Click & Grow Indoor Kit

Indoor hydroponics grow system. Grow Piri Piri, purple peppers & more. Best for smaller chilies.

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Liquid Nutrient Trio

FoxFarm liquid nutrient trio for each stage of plant growth.

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Neptune Organic

Neptune’s 100% organic fish & seaweed fertilizer.

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FoxFarm Cal-Mag

FoxFarm Bush Doctor Cal-Mag helps prevent blossom end rot (BER).

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Epsom Salt

Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) supports green foliage & better nutrient uptake.

» Related: Best Fertilizer for Pepper Plants Guide

Gardening Tools

Hand Trowel

DeWit forged hand trowel for roots and planting.

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Frost Plant Cover

Plant cover protects against damage of freeze and frost.

Pruning Shears

Vivosun gardening shears ideal for pruning plants.

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Garden Sprayer

Chapin 48-oz adjustable nozzle sprayer. Use for fertilizing & other garden needs.

Plant Grow Lights

Root Farm LED

Root Farm all-purpose LED grow light. Fits one standard seed starting tray.

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T5 Fluorescent

Hydrofarm T5 fluorescent grow light system. Comes in 2-ft and 4-ft sizes.

Mars Hydro TS-1000

Mars Hydro TS-1000W full spectrum LED grow light. Max coverage 3ft x 3ft.

» Related: A Guide to Indoor Grow Lights for Starting Seeds

Potting Soil

Note: It’s cheaper to purchase soil locally. If you can’t find good options in your neighborhood garden center or hardware store, you can buy the following products (my faves) online.

Seedling Mix

Organic, 8-quart mix for starting seeds.

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FoxFarm Potting Soil

FoxFarm 12-quart potting soil. Organic blend ideal for containers. Larger sizes available.

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Organic Compost

Dr. Earth 1.5 cubic feet organic compost. Great as mulch and for amending soil.

» Related: Best Organic Potting Soil for Potted Peppers


Pepper Extract Set

Farm-to-Table Microdose Hot Sauce on Uncommon Goods

Farm-to-Bottle Microdose Hot Sauces. Organic Aji Lemon, Jigsaw Fire Cider, Caribbean Red & Carolina Reaper.

Dried Peppers

dried peppers online

Variety of dried peppers online. Selection varies by season.

Hot Sauce Gift Set

Global hot sauce gift set box on Uncommon Goods

Globally inspired flavor profiles from Chesapeake Bay, Kerala, Ethiopia, Assam & Virginia.

Pepper Powder

pepper powder online

Pepper powders for all kinds of chile varieties. Options vary by season.

» Related: Hottest Pepper in the World List

Spicy Kitchen

Hot Sauce Kit

Hot sauce making kit. Includes heirloom peppers, recipes, bottles & labels.


Excalibur 9-tray food dehydrator ideal for drying chilies. Features 26-hour timer & thermostat that ranges from 105°F to 165°F.

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Secura grinder for coffee & spices. Grind dry chilies and make your own pepper powders.

» Related: Scotch Bonnet Jerk Marinade Recipe

Pepper Guides

Buy Pepper Seeds

buy pepper seeds

Where to buy pepper seeds and plants online. Includes super hots, isolated seeds & heirloom and rare pepper seeds.

Start Pepper Plants

the pepper seed starting guide by grow hot peppers

Grow seeds into healthy pepper plants that are ready for the outdoors. PDF ebook.

Treat Pepper Problems

the chile plant hospital ebook

Quick guide to diagnosing and treating common pepper plant problems. PDF ebook.

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