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Capsicum annuum 'Early Jalapeno'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Early Jalapeno
Additional cultivar information: (aka Jalapeno Early)

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Moderate (1,000 to 5,000 Scoville Units)
Hot (5,000 to 30,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Tapered
Oblong

Fruit Size:
Small (under 2" in length)
Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Stuffing
Roasting
Drying
Pickling

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
over 9.1 (very alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)
Late (more than 80 days)

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive risingcreek On Jan 24, 2013, risingcreek from sun city, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

produced very well throughout season

Neutral Suze_ On Jul 3, 2006, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Seed available from High Mowing Seeds at the date of my entry:

"65 days green, 85 days red. Heavy-yielding 3-3 blunt-end fruit can be eaten dark green or allowed to ripen to red. Delicious and distinctive jalapeno flavor."

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Ceres, California
Menifee, California
Farmington, Michigan
Eagle Point, Oregon
Liberty Hill, Texas



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