PlantsPeppers→Jalapeno Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Early Jalapeno')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Early Jalapeño

Heredity: Open Pollinated

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Jalapeno
Pepper Shape: Cylindrical
Fruit Length: 3"
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1"
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 60-65 green, 80+ red.
Wall Thickness: Thick
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 5000
Heat: Medium Hot 2.5-30K SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 24 - 30 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit


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Location: Sherwood OregonDate: 2020-04-19
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Date: 2017-07-13
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Posted by DonShirer (Westbrook, CT - Zone 6a) on Dec 15, 2015 8:19 AM

As much heat as I can stand, but less than habaneros. Very good yield, but it turns green in mid-season, not early, and waits until late season to turn red. Grew well both in the ground and fairly well in 3gallon containers.

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