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Jalapeño Pepper Seeds

Jalapeño Pepper Seeds

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The Jalapeño Pepper (Capsicum annuum) is known for its conical shape and dark green color, which turns red when ripe.

  • It has a moderate spicy flavor, which varies depending on growing conditions.

  • It is widely used in Mexican cuisine and in dishes from around the world.

Historical origin:

The Jalapeño is native to Mexico, specifically from the Jalapa region in the state of Veracruz.


Planting time to harvest:

  • The time from planting to harvest is usually approximately 70 to 80 days.


Floor:

  • The Jalapeño pepper prefers well-drained soils rich in organic matter.
  • A soil pH of 6.0 to 6.8 is ideal for growth.

Climate and temperature:

  • The Jalapeño thrives in warm, sunny climates.
  • The ideal temperature for growth is between 21°C and 29°C.

Irrigation:

  • The Jalapeno needs regular watering, but excess moisture can damage the roots.
  • Water when the top layer of soil is dry, avoiding waterlogging.

Sowing:

  • Sow in a large pot or container, at least 10 liters in capacity.
  • Make sure the pot has good drainage.
  • You can transplant the seedlings when they are at least 10 cm high.

Planting depth:

  • For Jalapeño pepper seeds it is usually approximately 0.5 cm to 1 cm. This means you should bury the seeds relatively shallow in the soil. You don't need to bury them very deeply, as Jalapeño pepper seeds germinate best when planted near the surface of the soil.

Germ ination:

  • Jalapeño seeds germinate in warm, humid conditions in about 7-14 days.


Crop:

  • Provide support to plants as they grow, as chilies can become heavy.
  • Fertilize with a balance of nutrients, especially during flowering and fruiting.
  • Control pests and diseases, such as aphids. (Raid House and Garden)

Harvest:

  • Jalapeño peppers can be harvested when they reach the desired size and have changed color (usually from green to red).
  • Use scissors or a knife to carefully cut them out.
  • The harvest is usually 70 days after sowing.

Pungency or Itching:

 

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