Hidalgo Serrano Hot Pepper

Organic Hidalgo Serrano Hot Pepper Seeds

Little green peppers with punchy heat

Capsicum annuum
Add fresh heat with this fiery pepper.
A small, richly-flavored hot pepper. Fruits stay green for a good while, which is when this variety is usually harvested. Use in salads, salsas, and sauces—or try pickled.
Product ID# PE0254 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC , Grown in the Northeast

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Quick Facts
Days to Germination 7 to 14 days
Days to Maturity 65 days from transplant
Planting Depth ½ inch
Spacing in Row 18 inches
Spacing Between Rows 24 inches
Height at Maturity 24 inches
Width at Maturity 18 inches
Detailed Product Info

Serrano is a great hot pepper with punchy heat. A great pepper for use raw in fresh salads, salsas and sauces. They also make a great pickled pepper. Plants can get large and weighed down with fruit, stake to keep branches in place and fruits off the ground. Serranos are usually picked green, but are also good when allowed to ripen red.

Growing Instructions

Start indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost in very warm spot (80 degrees is ideal). Keep seedlings in a well-ventilated place at 70+ degrees and do not over water. Transplant outdoors in full sun into rich, well drained soil after threat of frost has passed. Peppers can tolerate dryness and heat, but need moderate water to produce fruit and prefer to be watered at the base.

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