Hot Pepper – El Jefe Jalapeno (F1)

$4.00

Best combination of earliness and yield in a jalapeno.

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Description

Best combination of earliness and yield in a jalapeno.

Fruits avg. 3 1/2-4″, and can be harvested early or allowed to check (small cracks in skin).  Large plants. High resistance to bacterial leaf spot races 1-3, 7, 8 and potato virus Y; and intermediate resistance to tobacco etch virus.
67 days to green maturity, 90 to red

Scoville heat units (SHU): 2,500 – 8,000

Median heat (SHU): 5,250

Suggestions: Peppers need a warm soil and night temperature to prosper. They will stunt under 10C. Location should be sheltered from the wind and soil should be kept reasonably moist. Be sure to harden off the seedlings to reduce transplant stress. Harvest fruit early and often. The more you pick the more they will produce. Do not pull off fruit, rather cut from stems.
Pot size: Minimum 12″ per plant or plant in ground 12″ away from next plant.