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Jalapeno M Pepper Seeds

Jalapeno M Pepper Seeds

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Jalapeno M Pepper Seeds | NON-GMO | Heirloom |25 Seeds

Jalapeno M peppers are a popular variety of jalapeno pepper that is known for its medium heat and good flavor. They are relatively easy to grow and can be grown in both containers and in the ground.

To grow Jalapeno M peppers from seed:

  1. Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date.
  2. Sow seeds 1/4 inch deep in moist seed starting mix.
  3. Place seeds in a warm, sunny location and keep moist.
  4. Seeds should germinate in 7-14 days.
  5. Once seedlings have two sets of true leaves, transplant them into individual pots.
  6. Harden off seedlings gradually before transplanting them outdoors.

To transplant Jalapeno M peppers outdoors:

  1. Choose a sunny spot with well-drained soil.
  2. Amend the soil with compost or manure.
  3. Space plants 12-18 inches apart.
  4. Water plants deeply at transplanting.

To care for Jalapeno M pepper plants:

  • Water plants regularly, especially during hot weather.
  • Fertilize plants every 2-3 weeks with a balanced fertilizer.
  • Mulch around plants to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
  • Harvest peppers when they are ripe, which is usually 70-85 days after transplanting.

Pests and diseases:

Jalapeno M pepper plants are susceptible to a number of pests and diseases, including aphids, spider mites, whiteflies, and fungal diseases. Inspect your plants regularly for signs of pests and diseases and take appropriate action if necessary.

Harvesting and storage:

Jalapeno M peppers can be harvested when they are green or red. Ripe peppers will be more flavorful and have a higher heat level. To harvest peppers, simply cut them from the plant with a sharp knife.

Jalapeno M peppers can be stored in the refrigerator for about a week. They can also be dried or frozen for longer storage.

Uses for Jalapeno M peppers:

Jalapeno M peppers can be used in a variety of dishes, including salsa, chili, soups, and stews. They can also be pickled or dried.

Jalapeno M peppers are a delicious and versatile pepper that is easy to grow. With proper care, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of Jalapeno M peppers all summer long.

Here are some additional tips for growing Jalapeno M peppers:

  • Jalapeno M pepper plants need full sun to produce the best yields.
  • Jalapeno M pepper plants prefer warm weather. They will not tolerate temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Jalapeno M pepper plants need well-drained soil. If your soil is heavy clay, you can improve drainage by adding sand or compost.
  • Jalapeno M pepper plants are heavy feeders. Fertilize them every 2-3 weeks with a balanced fertilizer.
  • Jalapeno M pepper plants are susceptible to blossom end rot. This is a calcium deficiency that can be caused by irregular watering or by a lack of calcium in the soil. To prevent blossom end rot, water your plants regularly and fertilize them with a fertilizer that contains calcium.

With a little care, you can easily grow your own delicious Jalapeno M peppers!

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