Poblano Pepper Seeds

"One of Mexico's favorite peppers"

Sun: Full Sun

Days to Maturity: 75 Days

Scoville Heat Units (SHU): 1,000 - 1,500 SHU

Packet: 15 Seeds

Price: $2.49

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Poblano peppers originated from Mexico. When dried, it is called ancho. These heart-shaped peppers are 4 to 6 inches long and have thick dark green skin. Very mild pepper. Peppers are usually picked when green, however, peppers can be picked red for more flavor and heat. Poblanos are mainly used in Mexican and Southwestern cooking. Chile rellenos is a dish that poblanos are widely known for. When dried, the peppers can be grounded into a red chili powder.

  • Quick Facts

    • Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum

    • Life Cycle: Annual

    • Light Requirement: Full Sun

    • Planting Season: Warm Season

    • Plant Type: Mild/Medium 1,000-1,500 Scoville

    • Features: Heirloom, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden, Deer Resistant

    • Fruit Size: 4”-6" Long

    • Days to Maturity: 75 Days

    • Plant Spacing: 12-18 inches

    • Planting Depth: 1/4 inch

    • Sowing Method: Start Indoors, Direct Sow

    • Cold Stratification: No

    • Hardiness Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10