Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Ixtapa') in the Peppers Database

Year Introduced: 2002
Heredity: Hybrid
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: Seminis
Days to harvest: 75-80 days

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 16-23 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Pollinators: Self


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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Feb 14, 2013 3:13 PM

A dark green to red hybrid Jalapeno from Seminis. Jumbo fruit registering 4,000 to 6,000 Scoville units. Resistant to BLS 1,2,and 3. Very productive, with little corking.

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