The Jalapeno M matures in 70 to 75 days. Sausage-shaped fruits average 3.5″ x 1.5″ and are very pungent dark green fruits that are slow to turn red. Upright dark green plants grow from 26″ to 36″ tall and will continue producing over an extended period of time, making this an excellent choice for the home garden! A very popular seasoning in Mexican and American cuisine! Great for raw or pickled eating. 25 Seeds.
Indoors- 10 weeks before last frost, 1/4” deep with soil temperatures 75 degrees. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Transplant out 24” apart after last frost when soil is 55-60 degrees and night temperatures are over 45 degrees.
Harvest- When fruit is red but can be harvested when green.
Tips- Plant in fertile soil, amended with compost, mulch and provide even moisture. Apply a light compost tea every few weeks. Do not apply excessive nitrogen, which can promote excessive foliage and poor fruit set.