The Serrano Pepper is quite similar to the Jalapeno pepper, but it is smaller and have much more heat. The Serrano Plant is very productive and reach up to a height of 5 feet tall, growing 50 pepper pods that will grow between 1-4 inches long. This is a Mexican staple and is the perfect addition to your salsa or Pico de Gallo for that true authentic flavor. You can either harvest this one when it is green or wait for it to ripen to red!
WARNING: Plants adjust to small, gradual changes in their environment better than sudden shifts, which is what the hardening off process is all about. Just as you get burned when you bare your untanned skin to the sun, leaves of plants started indoors will develop pale, sunburned patches if they are suddenly exposed to too much sun. The story has a happier ending when you introduce seedlings to bright light and sheltered breezes gradually, over a period of one to three weeks.
Species: Capsicum Annuum
Heat Level: 10,000 - 25,000 Scoville Heat Units
Length: 4-6 Inches Tall
US Customers ONLY: We cannot ship live plants to Texas and New Jersey due to the Department of Agriculture forbidding invasive species to come into their state by mail.