Heirloom Jalapeno Pepper Seeds
Hot peppers are perhaps the most used international vegetables. Fast growing annual that grows best in drier, warmer climates. Fruits are dark green, ripening to red, and thick skinned, with a blunt end about 2" (5 cm.) long when mature. Taste is very hot, especially when seeds are left in. Non-genetically engineered seeds.
Culture: Start indoors a month before last frost date and transplant to fertile, well tilled soil 18"-24" (45-60 cm.) apart.
Tip:Lay black plastic mulch, cut 6" (15 cm.) holes for pepper transplants, or sow seed outdoors after all danger of frost has passed.
Harvest: 75-85 days.
Uses: Adds zest to sauces, salads, soups, stews, dip, and dried seasoning. Pickle or thread on string and dry when ripe for a colorful, edible ornament.
Planting depth: 1/4" (6 mm.)
Seed spacing: 2" (5 cm.)
Spacing between rows: 24"-30" (60-75 cm.)
Days to germination: 14-21
Spacing after thinning: 18"- 24" (45-60 cm.)
Days to maturity: 75-85