Anaheim Pepper Seeds-20 Seeds

Anaheim Pepper Seeds-20 Seeds


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Mildly hot. Among the most popular and well known of the New Mexico peppers, the Anaheim pepper is a slightly sweet pepper with just a little pop (500-1000 Scoville). The plants are vigorous, bushy, upright plants grow 60 to 75cm (24 to 30in) tall. The smooth tapered peppers are 15 to 20cm (6 to 8in) long and 5cm (2in) wide, they are deep green and turn red at full maturity. Resistant to tobacco mosaic virus. Pick green or let ripen for a more spicy flavour.

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  • Organic

  • Open-pollinated

  • Heavy producer

  • 80 days

  • Poblano when green

  • Ancho when ripe (reddish brown)

  • Several uses, paprika, chilis rellanos, mole

Peppers need full sunlight and rich, well-drained soil that has been amended with compost or well-rotted manure. Fertilize the plants about six weeks after planting. Water as needed to keep the soil moist but never soggy. A thin layer of mulch will prevent evaporation and keep weeds in check. Peppers are ready to harvest when they’re10-15 cm long, approximately 65-80 days after transplanting to the garden.

Start seeds indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost. Keep the tray in a well-lit area and bottom heat will increase the germination rate. Seeds should germinate in 14 days. Use of a row tunnel until the ground temperature is 18C is advised, when the summer heat reaches nights of 10 C or more remove the row tunnel to help with pollination. Peppers are open-pollinated so plant near other plants which attracts beneficial insects.

These pepper plants take up a fair amount of room and are sturdy plants. Staking them is advised since they are heavy producers. Plant at least 90 cm apart and fertilize at 6 weeks then every 3 weeks after.

Never plant them next to beans, Brassicas, or fennel. Planting with parsley, carrots, tomatoes, swiss chard, or oregano.



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