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Pepper (Hot) - Santa Fe Grande 🔥


$299 USD
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The Santa Fe Grande Pepper is heat-tolerant, prolific, and cheerful. Produces a fiesta of 2"-4" waxy, tapered peppers that ripen through the rich, vibrant colors of the Southwest, from pale green to yellow to orange to red, with sweet, mild flavor and mild heat. So mild, it’s also called Chile Guero, which translates to “blonde chili,” but you might bite into a spicier one here and there. Grill them with onions for a festive topping for chicken or beef, or use as the colorful main ingredient in salsa or a pickle jar.

  • High yields
  • Sweet and mild
  • Heat tolerant
  • Good for containers

SEED PLANTING TIPS

  • Botanical name: Capsicum annuum
  • Pepper length: 2"-4"
  • Scoville heat units (SHU): 500-750/mild
  • Plant support: Tomato cage or stake
  • Depth to plant seeds: .25" deep
  • Spacing between plants: 18"-24" apart
  • Spacing between rows: 24"-36" apart
  • Days to germinate (sprout): 7-21 days
  • Germination soil temps: 75F-85F
  • Soil needs: 6.0-7.0 pH
  • Sun needs: Full sun
  • Frost hardy: No
  • Planting season: Spring, summer
  • # of plants per sq. ft.: Appx. 1 plant per sq. ft.
  • Days to maturity: 75-80 days 

Good companion plants: Basil, Carrot, Cucumber, Eggplant, Okra, Rosemary, Sage, Squash, Tomato

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