Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Jalapeno Jumbo') in the Peppers Database

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Also sold as:
Jalapeño Jumbo

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Mexico

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Jalapeno
Pepper Shape: Cylindrical
Fruit Length: 2.5 - 3.5 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1.25 - 1.75 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70-80 green, 85+ red.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 5000 - 30,000
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
Plant Height: 20-36 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual


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Location: My garden in SoCal.Date: 2018-11-11A jumbo jalapeño and two regular size ones, for size comparison.
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Posted by _Bleu_ on Nov 6, 2018 3:16 AM

In my experience, Jumbo jalapeños are, in general, milder than the standard size jalapeños. In my garden, both the standard and the jumbo plants seemed to start and develop similarly, with the jumbo taking a few more days to achieve full size.

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