Poblano Hot Pepper - Packet

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Roast them under a broiler to blacken, Poblano Pepper is surely one of the best loved peppers to stuff with spiced rice or tuck into a Quesadillas. Also known as Ancho, it is considered milder than most, with a small kick of heat. Wide base, ripe when green, this popular pepper is a must have for every pepper lovers garden.
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Roasted, stuffed, sliced for salads, or chopped up for countless recipes, Poblano peppers offer moderate hotness and lots of versatility. When dried, they become Anchos and are equally as awesome, adding loads of fiery flavor as a popular spice. Poblano Ancho hot pepper plants are reliable and easy growers, making themselves right at home in your garden or containers. They will grow to about 2.5 feet tall and will quickly begin bearing it all - loads and loads of heart-shaped peppers as big as 4.5 inches in diameter. The peppers will be green in the beginning and ripen to red as they reach maturity, getting gradually hotter along the way. Poblano Ancho peppers are considered mild in the grand scheme of things, with a rather low range of 1,000-2,000 units on the Scoville heat scale.
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Item Package Size
Weight Of Seeds Per Packet
0.02 oz
Seeds Per Packet
approx. 135 seeds per packet
Botanical Name
Capsicum annuum
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Planting Depth
1/4 inch
Seed Spacing
2 inches (seeds); 12-18 inches (transplants)
Row Spacing
24-30 inches
Space After Thinning
12-18 inches
Days To Germinate
14-21 days
Days To Maturity
Growth Rate
Good For Containers, Edible
Additional Information
Introduced in 1863
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