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Capsicum annuum 'Mucho Nacho'

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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: Mucho Nacho

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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

Fruit Shape:
Tapered
Oblong

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

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Stuffing
Drying
Pickling

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative thesergey On Feb 9, 2013, thesergey from Escondido, CA wrote:

Grew this jalapeno in a container which created a nice looking plant. Of the three varieties that I planted, this was the first to flower and fruit. The bush yielded a large harvest but none of the peppers were spicy. The other two varieties grown under identical conditions didn't have this issue.

Neutral fwfarm On Jan 17, 2012, fwfarm from Lebanon, OR (Zone 7b) wrote:

While I am not encouraging varieties by a seed company owned by the ag-company-that-shall-not-be-named, this is one of the most cold-hardy peppers in my informal test.
Two MNs were the only suvivors in the unheated/thermal greenhouse over last winter, and these two plus a 2011 start are still alive well into this winter; one even has little peppers on it right now.
They are quite decent peppers, prolific, large and hot.

Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 4, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1999 hybrid jalapeno (4 X 1/2 inches) green to red. Slightly hotter than other jalapenos. (72 day).

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Effingham, Illinois
Southold, New York
Cypress, Texas
Vidor, Texas



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