Sriracha is the perfect ingredient to add zest to salsas and Mexican cuisine. Hot peppers are excellent fresh, pickled or made into jelly. This large and firm, uniformly dark green pepper has beautiful smooth skin and a thick wall. Good heat content – 2500 – 8000 Scoville units. Jalapeno is typically picked or served when green, but it will turn red when left longer on the plant. The red jalapeno pepper is just as tasty as the green one, just a touch sweeter. Fruit has a long shelf life.
|Maturity||65 - 70 days|
|Height||18 - 24 inches (46 - 61 cm)|
|Spacing||18 inches (46 cm)|
|Soil||Rich, organic and well draining.|
|pH Range||6.2 to 6.4|
|Watering||Moderate and even moisture to get plant established and until fruit sets, then less as fruit matures.|
|Fertilizing||Balanced fertilizer at the time of planting. Once blooms start to form, side dress the plant every 2 to 4 weeks with a potassium-rich fertilizer.|
|Nutrients Required||Nitrogen = moderate, Phosphorus = high, Potassium = high|
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