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Pepper Chili Poblano (Hot)


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“Ancho” When Dried, Smoky Flavor

Capsicum annuum

Mildly pungent, high quality, uniform fruit matures from dark green to red. Heat increases when dried. 5-6” long. Known as poblano as a fresh pepper and ancho once dried. Open-pollinated. Harvest in about 80 days.

Uses: Use in chili and tamales, or dry and grind to make chili powder.

Care: Full sun; protect from intense afternoon sun. Best in warm (at least 65 degrees F), rich, well-drained soil. Keep evenly moist. Mulch. Feed when planting and when flowers start. Plant 18-24” apart in rows 24-36” apart.


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