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Botanical Interest - Padrón Chile Pepper Heirloom Seeds

Botanical Interest - Padrón Chile Pepper Heirloom Seeds

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Play a game of Spanish roulette with your taste buds. A favorite appetizer in Spain, these early maturing and thin-skinned peppers have a mellow flavor but every so often you'll bite into one that is fiery hot! Appetizer-size peppers of 1"-1 1/2", range from 500 to 2,500 Scoville heat units, but may be hotter at 2"-3" and as they ripen to red.


Days to Emerge: 10–25 days

Days to Maturity: 60 days from transplanting

Plant Dimensions: 18"–36" tall, 12"–24" wide

Variety Information: 1"–3" long ripening from green to red at maturity. Blocky shape when small, becoming more elongated and spicier as they mature. 'Padron' is a mild pepper ranging from 500–2,500 Scoville heat units, making some of them almost as hot as some jalapenos. Most 'Padron' peppers are mild when small and develop their heat as they mature, but about 5%–10% can be hot when harvested small. they can vary in size and shape from long and smooth to curved and grooved.

Attributes: Good for Containers

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