Pepper Hot Jalapeno
GENUS: Capsicum SPECIES: annum
Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Hawkes Bay
Number of Seeds: 30
Description: Hot pepper. Popular thick walled medium heat chilli. Very uniform, tapered shape turning red at maturity. A really great peeper to lactic pickle using the whole pepper or pureed to make a chilli sauce like tabasco.
Planting Instructions: Plant indoors in trays in early Spring. Needs even temperature of 18 degrees C to germinate. Prick out when second leaves appear to 2.5cm diagonal spacing. When leaves touch transplant again at 10cm diagonal spacing or into pots. Transplant after danger of frost, under cloches if necessary at 30cm diagonal spacing.