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Pepper, Hot, Serrano

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This small fiery hot pepper is candle flame shaped, 2-2½? x ½? and tapers to a blunt point. Fruits are glossy green turning orange-red at maturity with medium thin walls. Erect branching 26? to 34? ever-bearing plants provide good fruit cover. A favorite in sizzling hot salsas and sauces. 75 - 85 days.

Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: warm season
Days to maturity: 62-85 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 70-85ºF.
Cultural information: Sow seeds 8 weeks prior to transplanting outdoors.
Seed count: 4,000 seeds/oz. or 64,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: ¼ oz./100 ft. rows, 2 lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Blossom end rot, TM V.
Harvesting: pick the first peppers as they mature to encourage fruit set.
Transplants: Use sterilized planting soil.