The NuMex R Naky is an Anaheim-type hybrid chili pepper created by Dr. Nakayama of New Mexico State University in 1985. Learn more about it.
Scoville Heat Units: 250-750 SHU
The NuMex R Naky chile is an Anaheim-type hybrid created by Dr. Nakayama of New Mexico State University in 1985.
It comes from the mix of the Rio Grande 21 pepper, the New Mexico 6-4, and a Bulgarian paprika. The fruit grows to 5-6 inches and has a mild flavor. In comparison, the New Mex R Naky produces significantly more volume per acre than the New Mexico 6-4, and has a brighter red color. They grow best in hot, dry climates.
NuMex R Naky Pepper Flavor Profile
The NuMex R Naky pepper offers a mile flavor, slightly fruity, similar to the flavor of a bell pepper. The peppers ripen to a rich, deep red and are quite hardy, perfect for withstanding the heat of any stew or salsa.
They are great for stuffing or roasting, and they are often used as a paprika cultivar in New Mexico.
Learn more about Hatch Chile varieties below.
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