} CHIMAYO PEPPER SEEDS ,Capsicum annuum


$ 2.95
SKU P27459S

Capsicum annuum

A famous pepper from the New Mexico town of Chimayo. Well known for its use in local cooking as well as in beautiful decorative ristras popular in the area. The Chimayo pepper s well appreciated for its excellent flavor and moderate to hot heat content

Chimayo - An heirloom chile grown for generations in the Chimayo Valley of northern New Mexico. This native strain has fantastic red chile flavor. At first it tastes sweet and then medium hot. Its great flavor is the result of hand selection over hundreds of years. The Chimayo red chile sauce is easy to make and delicious on enchiladas and burritos.

Allow the chiles to remain on the plant and mature until almost completely red. The thin skinned pods are 6" -7" long and after harvesting will dry quickly in the sun. Capsicum annuum (75 days) Heirloom - Open-pollinated - Non-GMO

Heat Level: Medium  Scoville 4,000 - 5,000

¬†n early spring, start seeds indoors 8¬†weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4‚ÄĚ deep. Provide 85¬įF bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in¬†7 -¬†21¬†days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them¬†directly into rich soil, 30‚ÄĚ apart or into large 5 gallon containers. Harvest chiles when they are green.