You’ve probably seen these peppers dried under the name “Ancho.” These peppers are dark green and ripen to deep red or brown, yielding 3-6″ peppers. Tender annual.
Pepper Hot – Ancho Poblano – Capsicum annum
Soil & Water: Peppers require deeply worked, well-drained soil with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-6.8. Water deeply, but don’t over water.
Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Stake to keep fruit off the ground and mulch for disease and weed control.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest the first fruits early to encourage continued production through the season. Cut (don’t pull) the fruit from the stems. Harvestable from the green stage through the color changes.
Soil Temperature: 75-85F
Planting Depth: 1/4″
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 24-36″
Days To Maturity: 90-110 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12-24″
Approx Seeds per Pack: 25
Product image via: Peaceful Valley Farm Supply