Mirasol / Pueblo Chile - The medium heat in this pepper is direct and intense, yet very flavorful. This red to dark red pepper has thin skin and can vary greatly in appearance.Conical pods grow upright 4”- 5“ long and 1/2” to almost 2“ wide on 18”-24“ tall plants. It has a unique spicy flavor that is compared to berries and other fruit. The name Mirasol means "looking at the sun" in Spanish, which describes the way these peppers grow on the plant. They are one of the main chiles used in traditional mole sauces and very common in Peruvian cooking.
Capsicum annuum (100 days) Heirloom - Open Pollinated
Heat Level: Medium Scoville: 3,000 - 5,000
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5 gallon containers.