Heart-shaped peppers are 7-10cm (3-4″) long with a mildly pungent and slightly sweet taste. In its fresh form (called “poblano”) it is a very dark, glossy green and is used roasted and stuffed for rellenos (remove skin after roasting). When reddish-brown and dried (called ancho) it is used to make chili powder and mole sauce. Ancho pepper seeds produce plants with lots of high quality, dark-green peppers that ripen to red. 1,000 – 2,000 SHU’s. As pepper plants go, Ancho can get fairly large, so provide ample root space in containers that are three to five gallons or bigger.
Matures in 80 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)