Chilli Pepper – Early Jalapeno
Easy to grow and packed full of flavour
This variety of Jalapeno produces elliptical-shaped fruits. The fruits can be harvested green or allowed to mature to red. A characteristic ‘corking’ pattern of crack markings can develop on the skin of the fruit as it reaches full size. The plant grows upright and can reach 60cm high bearing fruit up to 7.5cm long.
Number of plants: 3
Variety: Early Jalapeno (organic*)
How Hot? Medium
In the kitchen: Jalapenos are traditionally used to make nachos, pickles and used on pizza toppings, they can also be stuffed with cheese to make Jalapeno ‘poppers’.
Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.
Growing/Planting Advice: Best planted in a greenhouse or polytunnel. Keep well watered. Plant plugs approx 30cm apart.
When to harvest: You can expect chillies and peppers to start forming in July if planted early, they should keep cropping through to late Autumn if grown in a greenhouse.
*Transplants suitable for organic growing.