Jalapeno peppers varieties come in so many colors, heat levels and growth periods that give you unlimited options for growing chiles. For example, you can grow Jalapenos that are hotter than the average jalapeno pepper, or grow chiles that create a color explosion in your garden. Read on to learn about some of the most popular Jalapeno varieties.
Keep your hot pepper plants alive during the winter so they can last for years instead of months. You can use techniques to help your hot chillies hibernate and then grow again in the spring.
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Your hot peppers need to have a seed-starting soil mixture that supports their nutrition and hydration needs so that pepper seeds turn into seedlings (germinate)and the seedlings grow into strong and healthy plants. This ideal mixture has a combination of materials, which prevents sogginess from water buildup, yet feeds the budding pepper and maintains an ideal soil pH level of between 6.0 to 6.8. Acquire the best soil possible to grow your own hot chili pepper plants. [...]
Chile plants are actually perennials which are grown as annual herbs. They grow well on erect, compact bushes 1.5 to 2 feet tall. A single flower grows between the leaf and stem and gives rise to some of the spiciest and sweetest peppers you’ve ever tasted. The length of hot peppers can vary from 1 to even 7 inches and the colors can range in shades such as gold, red, yellow or green. Choosing suitable peppers Hot peppers are best [...]
The hotness of various peppers is measured using the Scoville Heat Index. The current hottest pepper is the bhut jolokia, but habanero peppers, rocoto and the scotch bonnet are also at the top of this scale. At the bottom of this scale, you’ll find sweet bell peppers and cherry peppers, while red cayenne peppers, Serrrano peppers and yellow hot wax peppers fall in the middle. Types of Chili Peppers There are several types of peppers that are local to regions [...]