The Jalapeno is one of the world’s most famous chilli. This chilli pepper plant will produce an abundance of chillies with a unique in flavour. Suitable for greenhouses or compact patios, this chilli pepper plant will thrive best in a 7-10 litre pot reaching heights of 120-130cm (48-52").
When the Jalapeno is green it is great to eat however, when left to turn a luscious red it is deliciously sweet. It is a popular chill for pizza toppings with its pungent flavour and unusual ‘scarred’ skin it has the desired traits of Mexican Jalapenos. Weighing in at a very satisfactory 2,500 - 5,000 SHU, this chilli pepper plant is medium to hot in heat.
Grow one of the world’s most famous chilli’s from your very own patio or greenhouse, a must-have for any keen vegetable grower.
Your chilli plant will perform best in a greenhouse but will produce a good crop in a sunny sheltered location outdoors. It is important that you give it time to adjust to its new environment. Check the compost is moist and if required leave the plant to soak in approximately 5mm water for 5-10 minutes or until the top of the compost is damp. Stand the plant in a warm, light, airy place such as a windowsill or conservatory and allow to grow, ensuring that the compost is kept moist.
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On Receipt - Check the plants are moist and grow on in 10cm pots using a good quality potting compost. When planting, ensure that the graft is well above soil level to prevent the scion rooting into the soil which would reduce resistance to soil borne diseases. Maintaining a temperature of 16-18ºC (60-65ºF) and provide a cane support.
Growing On - Once the roots fill the pots, transfer into 30cm (12″) pots or plant in the greenhouse border 60cm (2') apart. The plants are not suitable for growing in grow bags due to the strong root system. They are vigorous plants and as the fruit start to set start feeding twice a week using a liquid tomato fertiliser. On hot sunny days damp down the pathways to increase the humidity and misting the plants with water will aid fruit setting. The plants can be grown on a sunny patio once the danger of frost has passed in early June but the best results will be obtained when grown in the greenhouse.
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Suttons wants to ensure that all of our plants are delivered to you in the best condition for planting. Unfortunately there are some postcodes that take longer to deliver to and therefore we can not guarantee this, so we are sorry to advise that we do not ship live plants to the following areas; HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.
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