Jalapeño, Pumpkin Spice Hot Pepper
(NuMex) A a lovely glowing-pumpkin variety from New Mexico State University. This bright pumpkin-orange colored variety was bred using natural backcrossing techniques, resulting in an lightly spicy and super eye-catching fruit. Ornamental and extremely prolific, well adapted to the hot New Mexico climate. This pepper stands out for ornamental quality and supreme fruity flavor. This a sweet/hot jalapeño with a stunning bright pumpkin-orange colored fruit that absolutely pops in fall mixed plantings. We love to incorporate brightly colored peppers to accent mixed plantings. The pumpkin spice colored fruit ripens early and is a favorite in our kitchen.
- 8-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 70-95 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 14-18"
- Frost Hardy: No
- Capsicum annuum
Growing Tips: Start indoors in bright light 8-12 weeks before last frost date. Heat mat helps to warm soil and speed germination. Peppers often appreciate a bit of afternoon shade during the hottest summer weather.