Source: Magness et al. 1971
In Spanish, the name chili refers to any kind of pepper, but in the U. S. the term is limited to mildly pungent varieties that are mainly dried and used for flavoring other foods and for pickling. Fruits are largest skinned, up to 8 inches long and 1.5 inches broad at the top in fruited kinds.
Production in U. S.: 11,592 acres, 1959 census.
Use: Mainly dried, used for flavoring foods, some pickled.
Part of fruit consumed: All.