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NMSU’s Chile Pepper Institute to hold annual plant sale April 8-10

New Mexico State University’s Chile Pepper Institute will be holding its annual plant sale April 8-10. The sale will be held at the Fabian Garcia Research Center, 113 W. University Ave.

The annual Chile Pepper Institute plant sale will take place from April 8-10 at New Mexico State University’s Fabian Garcia Science Center from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. while plants last. (Photo courtesy Chile Pepper Institute)

The sale will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9 and go until 6 p.m. and begin again at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 10 and will run until all the plants have been sold.

Plants are $4 each with a wide variety of plants available. Customers may purchase a variety of chile plants, including serrano, poblano, orange and yellow bell peppers and the hot NuMex Heritage Big Jim with five times the flavor. Customers may also purchase a variety of tomatoes, eggplants, squashes and various herbs including thyme, cilantro and oregano.

For more information on the plant sale, contact the Chile Pepper Institute at 575-646-3028 or cpi@nmsu.edu.