Capsicum annuum 'Jalapeño'

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A jalapeño plant with pods. The purple strips on the stem are anthocyanin, due to the growth under blue-green spectrum fluorescent lighting.
Scientific Classification
Species: Capsicum annuum
Chile gordo
Plant Data
Mature height: 76-91cm (2½-3ft)
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Scoville heat units: 2,500 - 10,000
References: [1]

The Jalapeño a medium- to large-sized chilli pepper with a warm, burning sensation when eaten. A ripe jalapeño is 5–9cm (2–3½in) long and is commonly picked and sold when still green. It is a cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum originating in Mexico.

Growing[edit | edit source]

Main article: Chilli

Troubles[edit | edit source]

Main article: Pepper troubles

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