NuMex Heritage Big Jim Capsicum annuum (80 days) Improved NuMex variety with distinctive New Mexico chile flavor and medium hot pungency. These seeds are Non-GMO. Large 9” pods have thick flesh and are moderately flat. The thick flat pods make these ideal for plate-size chile relleños stuffed with cheese or meat. Non GMO. The original NuMex Big Jim variety was known for its inconsistent pungency on the same plant. The heat level would vary from the top of the plant to the bottom. Peppers on the lower branches would be hotter than the peppers just above them. This new heritage variety has more flavor, better yields and produces a larger crop over the growing season. The heat level of the chiles is more consistent. Start seeds indoors 6 weeks prior to soil warming to 55°F. Transplant seedlings into rich well-draining soil 24” apart. Seeds can also be planted directly outside after soil warms. Harvest chiles when they are green and firm orleave them on plant to mature to red. Heat level: Medium Heat Scoville 2000 to 4000, Packet contains 30 seeds.
Jalapeño M - The addictive flavor of this Jalapeño M makes it America's most popular pepper! The Jalapeño M variety has larger fruit with more heat than the Early Jalapeño. The thick-walled dark green fruits average 3-1/2” long by 1-1/2“ wide and are very pungent. This variety is slow to turn red and grow on plants from 24” to 36“ tall. Jalapeño M peppers are found in rings atop nachos and chopped into Mexican sauces. They can be used fresh or pickled. Capsicum annuum (73 days) Organic - Heirloom - Open Pollinated. Heat Level: X Hot Scoville: 12,000 ~ Packet contains 30 seeds. In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5 gallon containers. Harvest peppers when they are full size and glossy dark green.
Serrano Tampiqueño - This variety has a distinctive and unique hot flavor! It is crisp, bright and notably hotter than the jalapeño it resembles. Serranos are typically eaten raw, so no need to roast or peel. Popular in pico de gallo, salsas, and soups. This Tampiqueño variety has superior flavor compared to other serranos. Small 2-1/2" long and 1/2" wide peppers grow on productive 24" plants. A little pepper with a big kick. Capsicum annuum (78 days) Heirloom - Open-pollinated. Heat Level: Very Hot Scoville 15,000 - 25,000 ~ Packet contains 30 seeds. In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5 gallon containers. Harvest chiles when they are green. If left on the plant a couple more weeks, the chiles will turn red at full maturity.
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