Chilli Jalapeno

Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum

approx 50 seeds

Availability: In stock

$4.95

Details

A very popular thick walled, medium heat chilli used widely in Mexican cooking. Great for salsas, nachos, tacos, burritos and pizzas. Usually harvested when green but can be left to mature and turn red. Caution: Can irritate skin and eyes.

How To Grow

In seed trays or in fertile well drained garden soil or pots. 5mm (¼”) deep, cover with fine soil and keep moist. Pick regularly to encourage further fruit growth. Harvest: As required, 12-14 weeks from sowing.

When To Plant

Spring to Summer, Winter too in hot northern areas.

Sow

Spring, Summer

Soil Type

well drained

When

Spring to Summer, Winter too in hot northern areas.

Where

In seed trays or in fertile well drained garden soil or pots.

How Sow

5mm (¼”) deep, cover with fine soil and keep moist.

Care

Pick regularly to encourage further fruit growth. Harvest: As required, 12-14 weeks from sowing.

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Recipe

Mango Chilli Salsa

Mango Chilli Salsa

Ingredients

  • 200 g mango pulp, diced
  • 100 g mango puree
  • 1 red or green capsicum, diced
  • 50 g red onions, finely chopped
  • 10 g coriander leaves, chopped roughly
  • Salt & white pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2-3 Jalapeno chilies, chopped
  • 30ml olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients except the coriander leaves.
  2. Season well and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Add the coriander leaves just before serving.
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