NuMex Orange Spice Jalapeno Pepper
Here is the NuMex Orange Spice Jalapeno Pepper, Capsicum annuum, Scoville units: 1,100 to 10,000 SHU. This peppers originates from the New Mexico State University at the Chile Pepper Institute USA and is a cross between a Permagreen Bell pepper and the Early Jalapeno. This orange Jalapeno pepper variety is quite tasty and is often confused with the pumpkin spice Jalapeno pepper which is a short stocky variety of orange jalapeno pepper. Pods start out green in color then turn to a fire orange color when fully ripe and get to 2.5 inch long. Plants can get to 18 to 24 inches tall and tend to be a short type and if pruned they tend to stay very small like 19 inches tall. Pods have an amazing classical jalapeno flavor when fresh but with more sweetness with a very nice medium burn that don't go away very fast! Excellent for eating fresh, drying and pickling! This is a mid season variety so start early!. Open pollinated 70 to 87+ days.
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