Pepper, Ancho Gigantea

Capsicum annuum
$2.99 to $38.25
SKU: 1213
  • Fruits ripen from green to red
  • Fruits are heart-shaped
  • Rich flavor
  • Medium hot pepper
  • 90 days from transplant
  • ±3,400 seeds/oz
  • Plant tag for Ancho Gigantea

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The standard Mexican variety for sauces and stuffing, excellent for chiles rellenos. Green-black heart-shaped fruits measure 4" long. Referred to as poblanos when fresh and anchos when ripened to red and dried. Distinctive rich flavor. 90 days from transplant. Medium hot. ±3,400 seeds/oz.

Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.