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Organic Pepper Jalapeno

Latin name:

Pepper - Jalapeno
Capsicum Annuum
18 - 24" (46 - 61 cm)
24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Full Sun
Keep Well Watered
Fertile, Well Drained Soil

The Jalapeño pepper is a popular chili variety celebrated for its versatility, mild to moderate heat, and rich, earthy flavor. Originating from Mexico, these peppers have become a staple in various cuisines worldwide, prized for their unique taste and widespread culinary applications.

On the Scoville Heat Scale, Jalapeños range between 2,500 to 8,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU), offering a moderate level of spiciness. This heat level varies among individual peppers, and they are generally milder than many other chili varieties, making them more accessible to individuals who enjoy a touch of heat without overwhelming intensity.

Beyond their moderate heat, Jalapeños offer a distinctive earthy flavor with a slight sweetness. This flavor profile makes them suitable for a wide range of culinary uses. They are commonly used in salsas, sauces, relishes, and pickles, where they contribute a pleasant heat and robust flavor. Jalapeños can also be stuffed, grilled, roasted, or chopped and added to dishes like nachos, tacos, and chili, enhancing the flavor with a mild kick.

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