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Chili pepper 'Tam jalapeno'

Capsicum annuum longum group

Belonging to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum longum group 'Tam jalapeno'), Tam jalapeno is a variety of Chili pepper. A perennial, Tam jalapeno normally grows to a max height of 1.49 feet (45.72 cm metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Tam jalapeno originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Tam jalapeno Chili pepper is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

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How to grow Chili pepper 'Tam jalapeno'

  • Full Sun

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  • Medium

Some varieties may need to be supported with a cane as the fruit develops.

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Tam jalapeno is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 12 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Planting Tam jalapeno in loamy and sandy soil with a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 is ideal for as it does best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Tam jalapeno from seed

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tam jalapeno about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Tam jalapeno

Transplant out when all danger of frost has passed.

As Tam jalapeno is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Tam jalapeno

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.

Chili pepper 'Tam jalapeno' information

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Chili pepper Tam jalapeno Etymology

This variety was developed at Texas A&M University, (TAM) Jalapeño.

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