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PlantFiles: Hot Pepper, Jalapeno Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Fooled You'

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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: Fooled You

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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):
Sweet (0 Scoville Units)
Mild (1 to 1,000 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
Heirloom
Hybrid

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Stuffing
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:
Early (55-68 days)

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No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral DonShirer On Jan 9, 2008, DonShirer from Westbrook, CT (Zone 6a) wrote:

Quite mild, as advertised. Not a big producer and many black spots detract from appearance, but probably worth growing a plant or two just to show your friends that you are not afraid to bite into a "jalepeno".

Regional...

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

Mammoth Spring, Arkansas
Santa Clara, California
Westbrook, Connecticut
Las Vegas, Nevada
Cosby, Tennessee
Plano, Texas



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