Early Jalapeno Pepper (Capsicum annuum) An early producer of dark green, pungent 3-3.5 inch hot peppers which are excellent fresh or pickled. They can also be used when red at full maturity. A necessity for anyone who enjoys cooking. Fruit will ripen from green to black and eventually red if left on vine.
Scoville heat units (SHU): 2,500 – 8,000
65-70 days to maturity
25 seeds per packet $3.50
Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4 inch deep and keep soil warm. Transplant into 1 inch cells or 2 inch pots at 1-2 leaf stage. Staking tomatoes (indeterminate) should be transplanted into 3-4 inch pots. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed, then transport outdoors.