A classic Jalapeno traditionally used for pickling while still green, can be left to ripen to red if desired. Very pungent fruits used for cayenne or chilli.
Sowing: March to April in modules or on a heated bench, or in a propagator at a temp between 18 and 21C. Transplant to 7.5 cm pots after 4 weeks. Plant in final positions indoors or in polytunnel or greenhouse no earlier than May.
Spacing: 50 cm between plants, 50 cm between rows.