Mild Jalapeno Peppers are popularly used in Tex-Mex dishes and for pickling.
This pepper plants dark green fruits can be left on their bush to mature to a fiery red color. This pepper is hot enough to feel the heat but not too hot to overpower food. These peppers grow to a length of 3".
When growing Jalapenos from seed be sure to plant hot and sweet peppers in separate areas to avoid cross-pollination and pick your peppers regularly for increase yields.
- Flavor: Very serious heat flavors!
- Preparation Ideas: A perfect choice for Tex-Mex dishes and an unusual but tasty choice for pickling.
- Plant Type: Vegetable
- Fill Weight (grams): 0.8
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 10-12 Days
- Days to Maturity: 72 Days
- Growth Type: Hot
- Planting Depth: .25"
- Seed Spacing: Sow Mild Jalapeno Pepper seeds roughly 18" apart in rows.
- Best Container Size: 12"+
Instructions: You can start Mild Jalapeno Pepper seeds indoors eight weeks before planting outdoors. Keep seeds moist in full sunlight and transplant when 3" tall. Or sow directly in the garden in a sunny location after the danger of frost is past. Plant two (2) seeds every 18". Thin or transplant to 1 plant every 18" when 3" tall. Use a balanced fertilizer when 6" tall to increase production.