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Botanical Interest - Pasilla Bajio Chile Chilaca Pepper Heirloom  Seeds

Botanical Interest - Pasilla Bajio Chile Chilaca Pepper Heirloom Seeds

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Pasilla means "little raisin" in Spanish, referring to the dark brown, wrinkled, dried form of the chilaca pepper. Fresh chilaca adds character to red enchilada sauce and salsas. The dried pod, or pasilla, is a flavorful and important ingredient in traditional mole sauce. 1,000-2,000 Scoville heat units (mild). Plants are tobacco mosaic virus resistant.

 

Days to Emerge: 10–25 days

Days to Maturity: 80 days from transplanting

Plant Dimensions: 24"–36" tall

Variety Information: Narrow, cylindrical pods up to 10" long by 1" wide; dark green maturing to dark brown. 'Pasilla Bajio'/'Chilaca' is a mild pepper at 1,000–2,000 Scoville heat units.

Attributes: Disease Resistant, Good for Containers

 

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