Chile Pepper Institute Demonstration Garden, The

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United States of America - New Mexico - Las Cruces

Institution Code: CPNM

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Chile Pepper Institute Demonstration Garden, The

School children, local groups, university groups, and individuals come every year to visit and tour our garden. Located in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the Garden not only has over 150 different varieties of chile from all of the main species of Capsicum: C. annuum, C. baccatum, C. chinense, and C. frutescens, but it also shows many of the different diseases, disorders, pests, and problems encountered by chile growers. The genus Capsicum includes all peppers, from the mildest bell to the hottest habanero.

Main Address:
Chile Pepper Institute Demonstration Garden, The
New Mexico State Universty
P.O. Box 30003 MSC 3Q
Las Cruces
New Mexico 88003 United States of America

Telephone: (575) 646-3028
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Unknown
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 32.2802400
    Longitude: -106.7719400
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Chile Peppers.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Guided Tours: Yes