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- Order number: 9373
- Chili spiciness: 6Very hot
NuMex Pinata Chili Seeds
Info: The NuMex Pinata Chili is a new jalapeno variety bred by the New Mexico State University. It is tasty and slightly hotter than other Jalapeno varieties. Its special feature is the nice colour play while ripening: from green to yellow and orange to red. Usually all stages of maturity are similar on the plants which makes them a beautiful eye-catcher in the garden or on the balcony. The fruits can be eaten in all colours and are suitable for grilling, filling, for sauces and salsas and for drying.
Care: The germination temperature is between 20 und 28°C (7 - 20 day germination period), therefore the use of a greenhouse and a heating mat is recommended. The plants need fresh, well-fertilised, permeable soil, and do not tolerate waterlogging. They should be planted in a sunny, protected place with at least 6 hours of sunlight - preferably more. Put the plants outside approx. 2 to 3 weeks after the last frost.
You can find plenty of useful tips for successfully growing chili plants in our Chili Growing Guide and in the Chili Journal.
|Level of spiciness||6|
|Scoville||5,000 - 15,000 SHU|
|optimal germination temperature||20 - 28 °C|
|Sowing||Feb. - Apr.|
|Plant growth habit||bushy, approx. 75 cm in height|
|Ripening||from green to yellow and orange to red|
|Fruit appearance||approx. 3 x 7 cm|
|Ripening time||60 - 80 days|
|Holzweg 16 |
67098 Bad Dürkheim