Jalapeño Chilli Seeds
The humble jalapeño is a favourite in Mexican dishes amongst many more. These popular chillies make a great plant for the garden and are a super versatile addition for your very own pizzas, jalapeño poppers, tacos and more!
These chillies have thick skin and are a medium-heat. Chillies change from green to red when left to mature.
This plant is a perennial plant, but is often mistaken as an annual and therefore pulled out at the end of the growing season. Did you know that you can overwinter your chillies and have a mature plant ready to go for the next season?
Scoville Heat Units: 2,000 to 8,000 SHU
When to sow?
Sow seeds late winter/ early spring or after frost (with a heat mat or in a hot house) - any time in warmer climates.
Soil temperatures should be a minimum of 20 degrees Celsius.
How to sow?
In punnets, bury seeds approximately 5mm deep.
Allow for 7-21 days for seedlings to emerge
Deep watering in well-draining soil.