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Giant Chilli Contest at Malvern Autumn Show 2017 - Get Sowing

Giant Veg has teamed up with the Chilli Growing community to host a national challenge and hopefully the growers will enter the record books at the Malvern Autumn Show on the weekend of the 23rd and 24th September 2017.  The current World Record the heaviest Chilli pepper weighs 0.29 kg (0.63 lb), grown by Edward Curry (USA) at Curry Farms in Pearce, Arizona, United States, and measured on 6 November 2009. The green chili pepper measured 26.03 cm (10.25 in) long and 9.52 cm (3.75 in) wide.

We are working to submit a new record attempt with Guiness World Records on the World's Longest Chilli.

You can Catch the trailer for the contest here:

 

 So many aspects to this challenge and so many varieties to choose from, so were here to help!

 

 

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There will be a host of prizes at the event for the winners of the two classes

To keep up to date with the latest contest and to be in with a chance of some seeds for the contest head over to CHILLI CONTEST

Here is the list of available seeds the Chilli Community are trying to put together for all in need of seeds, these will all come from the very generous chilli community. Anybody who needs seeds will need to request them through the Facebook group (Link above via Chilli Contest).  

For the Heaviest Chilli category :

numex big jim
golden marconi
anaheim
poblano
aconcagua (big ask but big contender) from argentina
big bang

For the Longest Chilli category:

 

Thunder mountain longhorn
whippet tail
joes long
guizhou longhorn (again a big ask as hard to find)
spaghetti