pepper chile anchoRegular price $1.89 Save $-1.89
One of the most popular chiles in Mexico! The green, 3"-6" poblano is most often stuffed with cheese or meat for chiles rellenos (recipe inside this packet), and the dark, reddish-brown dried ancho is used in a variety of sauces, such as the traditional "mole poblano". 1,000-2,000 Scoville Heat Units (mild).
Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Days to Maturity: 65–75 days from transplanting
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive perennial grown as an annual
Plant Dimensions: 24"–36" tall, bushy plant
Variety Information: 3"–6" long, 2" wide, dark green turning to reddish-brown when mature. "Ancho" means "wide", referring to the broad, flat, heart-shaped dried pod. Poblano is the fresh, green form of the chile, mildly hot at 1,000–2,000 Scoville heat units.
Attributes: Good for Containers