chilli 'Jalapeno'

chillies / Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Longum Group) Jalapeño

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8.5cm pot £3.99
available to order from spring 2020
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Buy chilli 'Jalapeno' chillies / Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Longum Group) Jalapeño: One of the most popular chillies

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender annuals

    Originating from a Mexican town called Jalapa (Xalapa), this is one of the most well known and popular chillies. The fruits have a good flavour and can be used in loads of different dishes including sauces, stews and pizzas. They can be picked from midsummer to mid-October, either when they are green, or after they have turned red - and their flavour becomes a little sweeter.

  • Care Instructions:Grow in a greenhouse until the temperatures rise and the frosts have passed. Keep well watered and feed regularly with high-potash tomato food once the fruits begin to form.

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