Capsicum baccatum, Mellow Heat - Open Pollinated Jalapeno Type, Originally from Hungary, an open-pollinated old heirloom variety which is visually stunning, presenting Fat 5 to 7 cm jalapeno-shaped fruits with a dark-hued skin, gradually growing darker and darker as it matures from a shiny deep purple-black into a deep, deep red, whilst surrounded by tiny purple flowers, this delivers a certain sweetness behind its heat at maturity quite unlike other chillies in its heat range, yet, fits both form and function, working beautifully as both an ornamental and culinary chilli. Scoville heat units (SHU): 5,000 – 10,000 SHU, Height 50 cm, Seed Count Approx - 15 avg
SOWING - Peppers require a long, warm growing season. Sow indoors in Early Spring or approx 8 wks prior to transplanting, 1 cm deep & provide constant moisture & 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. More Sun More Colour depth.