Mulato Isleño - A wonderful mild chile with a sweet flavor. It is slightly larger and sweeter than the Poblano. It matures to a rich chocolate brown and is sometimes called chocolate poblano. Mulatos can be used in both the immature and mature stage and uses include making rellenos, salsa, roasting, and drying. The dried Mulato is an essential ingredient in authentic mole sauce.
This heart-shaped pepper is 3” wide and 6“ long. It has a distinctive sweet flavor and ripens from deep glossy green to rich dark chocolate brown. Pods grow all season on sturdy 3’ tall plants. Open-pollinated - Heirloom - Non-GMO
Capsicum annuum (76 days)
Heat Level: Mild Scoville 1,000 - 1,500
~ 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 in the garden, or into large 5-gallon containers. Harvest chiles when they are dark green.