Jalapeno (Traveler Strain) Pepper

Capsicum annuum | SKU: 1526
3 Reviews
$3.25 to $45.75
  • Best-selling hot pepper
  • Cylindrical fruits grow to 3 inches
  • Peppers ripen from green to bright red
  • Hot pepper
  • 70-90 days from transplant

$3.25 to $45.75

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Item Details

From SSE member Larry Pierce of Cabool, Missouri. Named Traveler because Larry carried this seed with him when he moved to Oklahoma, Wyoming, and then Missouri. Sturdy plants covered in cylindrical fruits that average 3" long. Fruits ripen from green to bright red. 70-90 days from transplant. Hot.

Learn to Grow Jalapeno (Traveler Strain) Pepper

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.

Ratings & Reviews

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Small peppers


The flavor of these jalapeno style peppers is average with thick walls, but their size is unusually small.

Good Hot Pepper


Had a high yield, and are hotter than your average jalapeno. Just to clarify (from a previous review), the description says they only get to be 3 inches big. These are meant to be small, but potent.

Zone: 6a
Garden: Raised Garden Beds

Great production per plant


Our Jalapeños were majority average size from small to medium; with few that are large. But the production of the number of peppers per plant outweighs the size; you'll get plenty of peppers per plant. Great pepper for salsa, stuffed jalapeños for snacks or freezing for future dishes such as enchiladas and cornbread. Very easy to grow and spicy flavor.