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Hot Pepper Seeds - Ancho or Poblano

Hot Pepper Seeds - Ancho or Poblano

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $31.49 ($31.49/ounce)
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  • Eat fresh, dried, or ground into chili powder
  • Heart shaped chile
  • Great to eat fresh or dried and ground to chile powder
  • Mild / Medium - 1,000-1,500 Scoville Units
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 4.5 inches
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright

Flavor Profile Mild; 1K - 1.5K Scoville heat units
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Dried, Pickling, Sauce/Paste, Slicing
Plant Resistance Deer

About Hot Pepper Seeds - Ancho or Poblano

Capsicum annuum

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Chile

Grow heirloom peppers - Ancho or Poblano Pepper Seeds - 1,000-1,500 Scovilles

This heart shaped heirloom pepper is actually well known under two different names. "Poblano" is the fresh version and is excellent stuffed or roasted. "Ancho" is the dried version, often used in chili powder. Ancho / Poblano Pepper is a mild to medium chili pepper that is commonly used in Mexican cuisine, and other spicy dishes. It is the most commonly used variety for chili rellenos and mole.

Planting Information

Planting Hot Pepper Seeds - Ancho or Poblano

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Pepper Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 88
1 Ounce 2,900

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