Jalapeno Peppers are thick walled, very pungent dark green fruits average 9 cm (3.5″) long by 4 cm (1.5″) wide. Peppers turn red at maturity. Plants average 60 cm (24″) in height. Makes an eye watering addition to salsa and dips and is also an excellent variety for pickling.
Scoville Heat Unit Rating – 6000.
Scoville Heat Units – The Scoville heat unit (SHU) rating is your guide to the perceived hotness of peppers caused by the active component capsaisin. The scale runs from about 2500 SHU for mild hot peppers to several million SHU for the extremely hot peppers.
Medium (50 to 70 cm)(20" to 28")
Killed by Frost
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