Re: Korean Red Pepper Flakes/Powder

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Sirdanilot.. I have purchased seeds from Evergreen Seeds, as well as Kitazawa Seed Company, and etc for years. I’ve also traded seeds with people all over the world. Those peppers, are NOT the ones used for making kimchi. I know how to use Google, and if it were that simple, I would not have even asked this question here.

This pepper that you linked to is also a HYBRID.. Which means that I can’t save seeds from it. Hybrids are two kinds of peppers cross bred, and if you saved the seeds & used them for the next year, they would *NOT* grow true to the originals.

What I am looking for are heirloom peppers that Korean grandmother’s make their own red pepper flakes and powder from. A pepper seed that has been grown and passed down for generations. Something that is NOT a hybrid and NOT genetically modified. You *CAN* find these if you go to Korea & are at pepper festivals or you buy kimchi from old women or something. There’s several types of peppers that are used to make the powder & flakes. I want some of those.

In other words, I’m fully aware of that pepper. I have purchased that pepper. I have grown that pepper. It is *NOT* the kind I’m looking for. It’s NOTHING like what I’m looking for.

While I do appreciate your effort in searching, your answer did not help me at all, and I really don’t appreciate you acting like I don’t know how to use Google. I’m not an imbecile. Again, had it been that simple of a solution, I’d never have bothered asking in the first place.