Early Jalapeno Chili
Early Jalapeno is a variety of Chili pepper which is a member of the Capsicum family. Its botanical name is Capsicum annuum longum group 'Early Jalapeno'. Early Jalapeno is generally thought of as a open-polliated variety.
Most familiar in their green stage, jalapeños are hottest and fully ripe when they turn red. The short, 5 to 8cm long peppers are thick-walled and juicy. Use fresh, pickled, or in sauces. Early Jalapeño will set fruit under cooler conditions than other jalapeño varieties.
Early Jalapeno grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Early Jalapeno normally grows to a max 40 to 50cm. It rates 2,500 to 8,000 SHU.
Mexico is believed to be where Early Jalapeno originates from.
Early Jalapeno Chili pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
Contents: 5 seeds