Pepper 'Purple Jalapeno'

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2 €

PACKAGING: Sachet Zip-lock 12-15 SEEDS

1. Original Name: Purple Jalapeno.

2. History: Originating from the town of Jalapa, Mexico. In Mexico, this pepper is also known as Cuaresmenos. The drying process is long so Mexicans prefer smoke-drying these peppers using hardwood. Scoville scale: 2,500-8,000 SHU.

3. Plant Specifications: Mid-season. It can produce fruits for a long time. Suitable for growing in a greenhouse and outdoors. Short plant, growing 1.6-2.3 feet (50-70 cm) tall.

4. Training Instructions: No staking or pruning is required.

5. Shape and Weight: Tapered fruits. Weight: 0.4-0.5 oz. (12-15 g). The fruits are 2-3 in. (5-8 cm) long.

6. Color: The fruits are dark purple and inky at the mature-green stage. They mature to red with black marbling resembling live coals. The fruits are red when fully ripe.

7. Flavor Profile: Sweet, juicy and crisp at first and later very hot. Pepper flavor. The walls are meaty and thick being about 0.08-0.1 in. (2-3 mm) thick.

8. Culinary Use
: A good choice for eating fresh, making sauces and vinegar pickling.

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