PlantsPeppers→Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'TAM Jalapeno')

Also sold as:
TAM JalapeƱo

Year Introduced: 1981
Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: A milder Jalapeno.
Hybridizer or Originator: Texas A&M University

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
Disease Resistance: Potato Virus Y
General Type: Jalapeno
Pepper Shape: Cylindrical
Fruit Length: 2.5 - 3"
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1 - 1.25"
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 67-73 green, 80-85 red.
Wall Thickness: Thick
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 1000 - 1500
Heat: Mild 100-2500 SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 20 - 30"
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual


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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 13, 2018 10:52 AM

A nice productive jalapeno with about half the heat of the generic Jalapeno. It still has a bite, it is not heatless but quite mild.

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the wonderful world of peppers by evoyageur Jan 28, 2015 12:40 PM 24

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