Peppers (Jalapeño)


Traditional jalapeno pepper used in Mexican cooking. The green fruits are 2 ½” long and have a checked pattern on the skin. Plants are small.

Plant outside after the last frost when the soil is warm and the weather has settled or plant in containers.

Planting Instructions: Peppers thrive in well-drained, fertile soils with a pH of 6.5. Abundant phosphorus and calcium is needed for the best results. Plant 12-18” apart in rows 24-36” apart. Water-in transplants using a high phosphorus solution.

Light Preference: Sun

Harvest: About 60 days after planting, the first peppers should be ready to pick. Pick when they reach full size to encourage further fruit set.