Jalapeno Peppers

$2.00

  • Cylindrical fruits grow to 3 inches
  • Peppers ripen from green to bright red
  • Hot pepper

Item Details

From SSE member Larry Pierce of Cabool, Missouri. Named Traveler because Larry carried this seed with him when he moved to Oklahoma, Wyoming, and then Missouri. Sturdy plants covered in cylindrical fruits that average 3″ long. Fruits ripen from green to bright red. 70-90 days from transplant. Hot.

History of the Plant

Usage of the jalapeno pepper dates back 1000s of years in South America. They were most notably cultivated and smoked for long-term storage, and thus the Chipotle pepper was born. With its origins in Mexico, the Jalapeño pepper’s name literally means “from Jalapa” (or Xalapa), which is a large city in Mexico.

Learn to Grow Jalapeno Pepper

Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

HVO Seeds Package

HVO packages our seeds in custom-made foil packets to keep moisture out and extend the seed life. Some of our Foil Packets have a zip-lock seal to maintain freshness. We also insert a silica gel anti-moisture packet in each foil packet.

Growing Media

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SOIL

Jalapeño pepper plants do best in well-balanced, loamy potting soil with a slightly acidic or neutral pH level. Plant outdoor jalapeños in the spring. 

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grow

Peppers, including jalapenos, do best in loamy, well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter. Full sun and warm temperatures are also important when growing jalapeno peppers.

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Hydroponics

You can grow jalapenos indoors hydroponically using a simple deep-water culture set-up. Peppers grow well with ebb and flow system along with rockwool slabs as a growing medium.

Care

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WATER

Give your jalapeños roughly an inch of water each week; this ensures that the soil is moist but not too saturated. Jalapeño plants will usually not require fertilizer unless they are in containers;

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Fertilizer

When it comes to fertilizing, jalapenos need lots of nutrients, so be prepared to use a lot of fertilizer, and use different balances of nutrients at different growth stages.

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heat

Plant jalapeños in your sunniest location or grow these compact plants in containers placed in full sun. They like a lot of sun and heat!

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PRUNING

One of the benefits of pole beans is that they produce high yields very quickly, so make sure to keep picking off your beans as they mature if you want to maximize your plant’s productivity.

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MULCHING

Mulching with black plastic or similar material is a good way to maintain heat and soil moisture. Additionally, floating row covers over your beds can help to protect against cold early in the growing season. Use caution with row covers not to overheat plants and cause them to drop their blossoms.

Nutrients

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NUTRITIONAL

Jalapeños are rich in vitamins A and C and potassium. They also have carotene — an antioxidant that may help fight damage to your cells – as well as folate, vitamin K, and B vitamins

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MEDICINAL

Jalapenos may help you lose weight considerably by triggering the metabolism, burning fat, and lowering appetite. The rich array of active compounds presents in Jalapeno including capsaicin and capsaicinoids have proven to boost metabolism by 5 %

  • Can Promote Weight Loss
  • May Fight Cancer
  • May Be Natural Pain Relievers
  • Can Help Prevent Stomach Ulcers
  • Help Fight Infections
  • May Keep Your Heart Healthy

Amazing Recipes of Jalapeno Peppers (Coming Soon)

Greenhouse to Your House
4.4/5

There are many delicious versions of jalapeño poppers: Some are breaded and deep-fried, others use two kinds of cheese,

4.5/5

These jalapeño poppers are stuffed with a fresh, herbed cream cheese mixture and topped with just enough cheddar cheese to turn golden.

4.5/5

Better than the typical poppers.

4.5/5

These jalapeño poppers are filled with a cream cheese mixture, topped with crumbled bacon pieces, and then baked to perfection. You won’t be able to stop at one! 

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