Aimers Organic Pepper Jalapeno Seed Packet

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Jalapeno Organic Pepper. Thick walled, very pungent dark green fruits average 9cm (3.5in) long by 4cm (1.5in) wide. Peppers turn red at maturity. Makes an eye watering addition to salsa and dips and is also an excellent variety for pickling. Scoville Heat Unit Rating - 6000. Approx. 25 seeds per pack.

Light Requirement: Full Sun
Planting Method: Start Indoors
Growth Habit: Sturdy
Days to Emergence: 10 - 20
Days to Harvest 70
Height: 50 - 70cm (20 - 28in)

Start indoors mid February to late March. Use a soil-less growing mix. Sow seed 6mm (1/4in) deep. Maintaining the growing medium at a temperature of 21 C (70 F) will enhance germination. Grow the seedlings under bright light and temperatures of 16-21 C (60-70 F) to produce strong, stocky plants. Transplant after hardening off, in late May to early June. Full sun and a well-drained soil is best. Space the plants 30cm (12in) apart in rows spaced 60cm (24in) apart. Control weeds and avoid high nitrogen fertilizers. Try harvesting the peppers at different maturities to experience a wider range of flavours and textures. Staking is recommended with most varieties. Note: Estimated days to maturity are based on counting the days after transplanting.