Ancho Gigantea Pepper

Capsicum annuum | SKU: 1213
$3.25 to $38.25
  • Fruits ripen from green to red
  • Rich flavor
  • Medium hot pepper
$3.25 to $38.25

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This distinctively rich Mexican poblano sets the standard for sauces and stuffing; it is also excellent used fresh for chile rellenos. Can be harvested when green-black heart-shaped fruits measure 4" long, or it can be allowed to ripen to red and be dried as an ancho chile. 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.