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Pepper, Hot Jalapeno Early Organic Seeds
by: sow seeds


Item 062-010-1-C
Our Price: $2.75
 

Early jalapenos are much like a regular jalapeno but earlier and better adapted to cool conditions. Concentrated sets of thick-walled, 3" cone-shaped fruits that ripen to red. Hottest when fully ripe.


Family: Solanaceae

Species: Capsicum annuum

Sun: full sun

Moisture: evenly moist

Sowing Method: transplant

Planting: plant after last frost

Frost Tolerance: frost sensitive


Peppers are another member of the nightshade family and offer a huge selection of varieties including red, orange, yellow and purple sweet peppers, and a dizzying array of beautiful hot peppers (often called chilies) in many colors and shapes. Ripe peppers, especially red ones, are extremely high in vitamin C. Most peppers turn color when ripe. They can be eaten raw, stuffed, chopped into sauces, salsas, stews and soups and in the case of hot peppers to add a fiery zing to almost any savory dish. The "hot" flavor in hot peppers is from the chemical capsaicin, which comes off onto hands when handling chilies, so be careful not to rub your eyes when preparing a spicy dish. Nutrients: vitamins A, C, K, and B6.

Growing: Peppers are frost sensitive annuals, that need full sun and evenly moist soil to thrive. Plant Seeds: 1/4-1/2" deep in 3-4" pots, 6-8 weeks before last frost. Transplant after all danger of frost and when soil has warmed up leaving 18-24" between plants, in rows 2-3' apart. Soil Temp: 65-85?F. Days to Emergence: 8-25. Thin To/Mature Plant Spacing: 18-24". Seeds/Oz: 4,500. Average Yield/100' Row: 50lbs. Days to Harvest: 60-100. Seed Viability: 3-5 years. Companions: Basil, Carrot, Eggplant, Lovage, Marjoram, Onion, Oregano, Tomato. Antagonists: Fennel, Kohlrabi.
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