Variety: Jalapeño Peppers



  • 4693 jalapeno
  • 4694 jalapeno, red

Variety Overview

Jalapenos vary from dark green to red when fully mature with smooth, shiny skin. They're a smaller pepper, with a conical, somewhat curved shape. They have a vegetal flavor with a mild to medium spice level ranging from 2,000 to 10,000 Scoville units. Seeding the peppers makes them less spicy.


  • Peppers, Chili
  • Cooking Vegetables,Salad Vegetables
  • Smaller, conical, slightly curved pepper with smooth, shiny dark green to red skin

  • Crisp, somewhat thick flesh

  • Vegetal and spicy; mature red peppers have a sweeter flavor

  • About 2-3 inches long, with stems of about 1 inch long

  • Dark green to red

  • Conical, slightly curved

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Small, flat, white seeds studded in the pepper's center

  • Year-round

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