Common Name: Hot Pepper, Jalapeño
Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
General Information: The largest jalapeño, these peppers measure as much as 5 in. (13 cm) long!
Easy to grow in any sunny garden or large patio pot, these peppers can be harvested throughout the Summer when they’re green or red.
Perfect for salsa or stuffing as poppers.
Idea & Tips: Water in moderation; the soil must drain well.
Peppers don’t tolerate saturated soil that waterlogs their roots.
Use mulch to prevent excessive evaporation from the soil during the dry summer months.
For support, loosely tie the plants to stakes using rubber bands to allow for the expansion that comes with growing.
Days to Harvest: 80
Fruit Size: 5 x 1 in. (13 x 3 cm)
Heat Level: 2 - mildly hot
Grower Information: One of the largest jalapeños, these peppers measure as long as 5 in. (13 cm)! Jalapeño Gigante II produces delicious peppers that are perfect for salsa or stuffing as poppers. Easy to grow in any sunny garden or large patio pot, these peppers can be harvested throughout the Summer when they are green or red.