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History of Pueblo chile planting

Posted at 5:43 PM, May 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-17 20:48:59-04

PUEBLO – Chile planting in Pueblo started this week.

But have you ever wondered where the chile begins to grow?

A majority of the famous peppers start to grow at one greenhouse in Avondale that’s been in the family for generations.

Crites Produce grows the chile from seed to sprout for a majority of the farms in Pueblo.

The chiles will be ready for purchase by mid-July or the beginning of August.