Bell peppers are certainly thought of as a summer product, but some different varieties grow at different times of year -- so it's not totally odd that November is National Pepper Month. Here are some varieties that grow in Southern California, as well as some that are having a moment in L.A. restaurants. Shishito peppers are all the rage...
Home grown aji chilli. Image by Flickr user canelita0306.
Peppers at the Hollywood Farmer's Market. Image by Flickr user JohnnyRokkit.
Pasilla peppers at the Hollywood Farmer's Market. Image by Flickr user Muy Yum.
A purple pepper from Underwood Family Farms. Image by Flickr user jillmotts.
[Additional reporting by Yoli Martinez]
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