Ruby Hill Habanero seeds add that southwest Denver spice: Kenny Be's Hip Tip

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Don't let this weekend's Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day party schedule keep you from digging in your garden. Summer weather blazes into town today and the heat is on -- especially for urban gardeners who plant electric-red Ruby Hill Habaneros from the Denver Neighborhood Seed Co....

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As indicated by the illustration pictured above, Ruby Hill Habaneros are the perfect peppers to pick for growing on urban farms. This ten-alarm hybrid from southwest Denver enjoys full sun and thrives in backyard plots under phone towers and power lines.

To compliment its searing heat, Ruby Hill Habanero has a delicious smoky quality unlike any other pepper. Many residents of the Ruby Hill neighborhood find their flavor and aroma irresistible and use them liberally in barbecue sauces and salsas.

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