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Chili Pepper 'Jalapeno'    

Planted from a matchbook of seeds(!) that I picked up at Wahaca – a new mexican restaurant in Covent Garden.

Planted five of the “matchsticks” in a small pot, and put on the kitchen bench in a warm spot to germinate.

This planting has been archived (Other).

Quantity: 5

Plant Chili pepper Capsicum annuum longum group 9935
Variety Jalapeno 1334



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Care Instructions

Ensure a rough distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) when sowing directly.

Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Chili pepper 'Jalapeno' is known for growing to a height of approximately 90.0 cm (that's 2.93 feet in imperial).

Your garden is in partial sun light: plant in a location that enjoys full sun.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8) is within the ideal range for Chili pepper 'Jalapeno'. The recommended range is between Zone 5 and 12.

Chili pepper 'Jalapeno' tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 meaning it does best in neutral to alkaline soil.

More information about Chili Pepper 'Jalapeno' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Chili Pepper 'Jalapeno' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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Folia Helper

United States10

Girl, I so admire your ambition. You just say… “let’s give it a try.”  Wishing you bright dreams and hot pepper memories. One thought on these spicy babies ~ mucho sol y luz. Que picante y rica chica!

Posted on 17 Oct 07 (almost 12 years ago)


Folia Admin

United Kingdom8

hehe, thanks – I had these seeds sitting on my kitchen bench for a while and started to hear “plant me!…plant me!” everytime I walked past…couldn’t take it anymore ;)

Will take your advice with the sunshine and light (thanks Google translate!)

Posted on 19 Oct 07 (almost 12 years ago)

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