Pepper, Chile Jalepeno, (Jalafuego)
Botanical Interest Brand
Frost Sensitive 70 Days from transplanting
Large, quality jalapeno great for stuffing as each pepper can reach a colossal, 4" long. Hotter, larger, and more productive than other jalapenos. At the higher end of the heat scale for jalapenos, 'Jalafuego' registers a 4,000-6,000 Scoville heat until rating (medium hot). Delicious fresh, deep fried, in salsa, or dried and smokes for chipotles. High disease resistance to bacterial leaf spot races 1 - 3 and potato virus Y. This packet yields approximately 8 plants when started indoors.
When to sow outside:
For mild climates only: 2 - 4 weeks after your last average frost date, when soil temperature is at least 70*F.
When to start inside: Recommended;
8 - 10 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70*F - 90*F. Transplant seedling outside 2 - 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when daytime temperatures are at least 70*F, and nighttime temperatures are at least 55*F. Mild Climates: Can also sow in the late summer for fall/winter crop.