Capsicum annuum, Beginners Chilli, This well known Green Jalapeno is one of the easiest chillies to grow which produces lots of quality pods that taste great, They originate from Xalapa in Mexico (which it was named after). Possibly the most well-known pepper ever, prized by the Aztecs for its warm burning sensation when eaten. Its 3 to 4-inch conical shape & med to darkish green colour, will turn a full shiny red when ripe. Ht: 2 ft & ranges from mild to hot depending on cultivation & preparation, setting from early August onwards. (Kinda Hot Pepper 3500-8000 SU), Seed Count Approx - 15 avg SOWING - Peppers require a long, warm growing season. Sow indoors Early Spring or approx 8 wks prior to transplanting, 1 cm deep & provide constant moisture & a warm soil, germination is sometimes slow to start, once seedlings develop 2-3 true leaves, transplant into separate permanent containers or ground with some protection, Best in a greenhouse.