Hot Pepper-Jalapeno
Capsicum annuum 'Colima'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um)
Cultivar: Colima

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

Fruit Shape
Tapered

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

Fruit Color
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance
Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)
Potato Virus Y (PVY)
Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS), Race 1
Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS), Race 2
Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS), Race 3

Seed Type
Hybrid

Usage
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Roasting
Pickling

Other details

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)

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements

Where to Grow