Chilli Pepper Plant - Jalapeno Summer Heat
The ‘Jalapeno Summer Heat’ 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 Summer Heat’ 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.
Caring for your Jalapeno Summer Heat
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.